NWS confirms 12th tornado touchdown in Ohio during severe storms

Published: Aug. 29, 2023 at 1:22 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2023 at 1:48 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed Tuesday a 12th tornado touched down in Ohio following last Thursday’s severe weather event.

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NWS said the 12th tornado, an EF-0, touched down in Wellington, Lorain County.

The 80 mph tornado touched down at 12:05 a.m. on August 25.

According to NWS officials, the tornado began near the intersection of Meadow Land and Sheila Drive, where tops of trees were broken off and scattered across neighboring streets, residential homes, and cars.

A large tree was uprooted and fell along a house on Hale Street, said NWS officials.

NWS officials added the tornado tracked southeast of Highway 18, and blew down power lines and trees.

The tornado then lifted east of Grand Avenue.

According to NWS officials, there are no additional damage surveys planned.

Besides the confirmed tornadoes, many areas saw widespread straight-line wind damage with winds upwards of 70-80 mph, NWS officials said.

Below is a list of the other 11 confirmed tornadoes.

NWS confirms 11th tornado
NWS confirms 11th tornado(Source: WOIO)