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The NWS in Wilmington, OH confirms two tornadoes touched down in Clark County

Last Updated 2 years ago by Devontae Jackson.

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This past Friday (April 12, 2019) brought some dangerous weather to the area. Areas in Clark County had some damage following these storms. A tornado warning had been issued for Clark County Friday morning and then was allowed to expire. The NWS then went out to investigate damage near South Charleston and South Vienna.

The NWS says that a tornado touched down 2.8 miles northwest of South Charleston in Clark County here in Ohio. The estimated start time of the tornado was 8:32 AM and the estimated end time was 8:33 AM. The tornado was rated an EF0 with max wind speeds from 75 to 80 mph. The tornado only went about 0.8 miles with a 25 yard path width. The NWS says this information is preliminary could change.

The NWS also says a tornado of unknown strength touchdown 1 mile southwest of South Vienna in Clark County here in Ohio. The estimated start time was 8:34 AM and was estimated to end around 8:36 AM the path was only about 1 mile. The maximum path width, just like the strength of the tornado is unknown. The NWS says this information is preliminary and could change.

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