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National Weather Confirms Tornado During Yesterdays Storm


Lilly Chapel – A tornado has been confirmed by National Weather from yesterdays storms that touched down in Lilly Chapel Ohio yesterday.

According to the report, EF0 Tornado is believed to have first touched down in a field
south of State Route 665 / London-Lockbourne Road. Video shows the tornado crossing State Route 665 / London-Lockbourne Road, and then moving northeast into the Lilly Chapel area. The tornado produced damage along Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road. One barn was destroyed, and metal from the roof was thrown across the road into neighbors` yards. Tree damage was also observed along Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road. The tornado then quickly lifted in a
field as no damage was observed along Gerich Lilly Road. Based on the damage, this tornado is rated as EF0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, with maximum winds of 85 MPH.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0…Weak……65 to 85 mph
EF1…Weak……86 to 110 mph
EF2…Strong….111 to 135 mph
EF3…Strong….136 to 165 mph
EF4…Violent…166 to 200 mph
EF5…Violent…>200 mph