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Thu May 30, 2019, 08:20 PM

At least 17 tornadoes confirmed so far in Ohio outbreak

At least 17 confirmed tornadoes touched down during a series of storms late Memorial Day into early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service in Wilmington announced late Wednesday night, and teams are continuing to survey damage across the state.

Survey teams were canvassing eastern Greene County and southern portions of Darke, Hardin and Miami counties on Wednesday to determine if tornadoes had touched down in the areas causing damage. Details on each confirmed tornado in terms of estimated winds, path, duration can be found at: https://www.weather.gov/iln/20190527.

A tornado near West Milton in southern Miami County was classified as an EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, with wind speeds of between 111 and 135 mph.

Tornadoes near Laurelville in Hocking County, south of Vandalia in northeastern Montgomery County and northeast of Jamestown along the borders of Greene and Fayette counties were also classified as EF2s.

Read more: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190529/at-least-17-tornadoes-confirmed-so-far-in-ohio-outbreak
(Columbus Dispatch)

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