The damage in New Albany has been considered some of the most intense of all time, and the outbreak is one of the most intense the region has ever experienced. On April 23, 2020 a large outbreak of tornadoes impacted Ohio, Eastern Indiana, and Northern Kentucky. 11 were injured in the town. April 2020 had about one-third more tornadoes than average. 2 deaths occured in a home that was poorly constructed. 4 people died in Plain City. CLEVELAND, Ohio — A tornado touched down in Summit County late Tuesday night, the third confirmed twister from violent storms that moved through Northeast Ohio. These new storms instantly became tornadic and produced several strong to violent tornadoes in central Ohio. ... — Mark Johnson (@MarkJWeather) April 8, 2020. 3 deaths occured there, where a family was trying to outrun the tornado in their car. A PDS tornado watch had been issued for the high-risk area early in the afternoon, and around 2:30 PM, supercells began to mature ahead of the main line of already existing supercells along the cold front. Hypothetical Tornadoes Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. It is the largest outbreak in Ohio's history, including 56 tornadoes in the state. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/21). Around 3:43 PM, a tornado touched down just outside of Franklin County in far eastern Madison County, tracking northeast. The tornado then exited New Albany, weakening to a low-end EF4, before producing EF5 damage one last time to two large, well-built homes in extreme northeast Franklin County, both of them being swept away completely. In 2020, there were 24 tornadoes in Ohio, adding up to almost $2 million in damage to homes and businesses. The tornado continued producing mid to high-end EF3 damage as it kept on its northeasterly path. Widespread MLCAPE values of 3,000 j/kg, low 70°s dew points, and temperatures in the low 80°s meant that there would be plenty of instability for storms to develop and sustain themselves. An EF0 tornado affected a path of approximately 6.2 miles in central Hamilton County, impacting the Mt. The EF3 tornado ripped through the southern side of Marysville destroying many homes. The same supercell that produced the Moraine to London EF4 tornado cycled, and put down another intense tornado in northern Franklin County around 4:00 PM EDT. Shortly before the Columbus tornado touched down, a powerful supercell north of that one put down another violent tornado. The supercell that spawned the tornado initiated ahead of the cold front, and was the first supercell to do so. Low-end EF3 damage was noted to a few homes south of New Paris, Ohio, which lost their second stories or were left with only interior walls left standing. This long-tracked, violent wedge tornado touched down in Richmond, Indiana around 1:01 PM EDT. The tornado rapidly intensified, doing EF3 damage to homes and businesses in eastern Lima, with estimated wind speeds of 150 mph. The tornado plowed through the south side of the city, leaving only interior walls standing and leveling a few homes again at high-end EF3 strength. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning until 12:30 a.m. Wednesday for the following areas: More EF4 damage was noted in Tipp City, with two poorly built homes being swept away with debris being pushed off their foundations, and several other homes and businesses being completely destroyed. SHARE. — NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) April 8, 2020 An EF-0 tornado is the weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The tornado continued and took a slight turn north, then continued on its northeasterly track. The tornado finally lifted west of the Akron-Canton Regional Airport at 12:03 AM EDT on 04/08/2020. The tornado appears to have begun in Colerain Township near Colerain Ave, where trees were reported down along with minor damage to the YMCA Play Time Early Learning … That's because Saturday saw two tornadoes touch down in Miami County, which is … Four tornados touched down in southwestern Ohio late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. EF0 and EF1 damage occurred initially. Many homes were completely destroyed, being left with only a few interior walls. This supercell formed ahead of the cold front, and did so earlier and farther west than others that formed ahead of the front. Author: WKYC Staff Published: 11:09 PM EDT April 7, 2020 Debris was very finely granulated. A tornado warning was issued about 8 minutes before this tornado touched down in southern Lima. The Columbus International Airport was impacted next; the terminal was spared, as only the western half of the runaways were impacted. Tornado counts listed below are considered preliminary until final publication in the database of the National Centers for Environmental Information . Trees were debarked east and northeast of the city, and debris from homes in Marysville was scattered across fields a few miles northeast of town. No tornadoes occurred with this activity, but one person was injured when a strong wind gust knocked a tree onto their home. It lasted about 30 minutes and cost $600 million dollars. Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 A possible tornado was even spotted by Jared Svoboda, who caught it on camera from Southbridge Boulevard in Brunswick. A satellite tornado did EF1 damage to the Tidewater at New Albany community around that time. Healthy area, as well as places to the west and east, on the evening of April 8, 2020. Several injuries occurred inside. The tornado crossed over the Hoover Reservoir, doing EF2 and sporadic EF3 damaged to homes in rural areas of southeast and eastern Delaware County. Everything in its path was either leveled or swept away completely. The tornado then began to weaken and turned slightly more northeast, moving through Urbana at EF0 intensity before dissipating northeast of town at 2:39 PM EDT. The tornado continued through heavily populated areas of eastern Summit County doing EF1 and EF2 damage to homes and businesses before crossing into Portage County and dissipating near Kent. The tornado dissipated at 4:37 PM EDT. The tornado began in extreme eastern Madison County, Ohio, on what would go on to be an 42 mile path. PUBLISHED 3:24 PM EDT Apr. Please support high-quality local journalism. A tornado emergency was issued for Akron at this point. The New Albany Links residential area was next, where EF5 damage continued, and numerous homes were reduced to nothing but slabs or open basements. Low-end EF2 damage occurred almost immediately after the tornado touched down no the southwestern side of Wadsworth. A history of twisters: Tornadoes in Ohio 2020 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been tracking tornadoes for decades. and last updated 3:37 AM, Apr 09, 2020 MEDINA, Ohio — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Medina County Tuesday night and caused EF-1-level damage. EF0 to EF2 damage continued as it moved out of the northeast side of Delaware, and eventually dissipated just before crossing into Morrow County. This was upgraded to a moderate risk with the day 3 convective outlook, and the NWS Wilmington area forecast discussion noted the possibility of a large-scale tornado outbreak in the region. The houses there were reduced to piles of debris or were partially swept away. This tornado was spawned from the same supercell that produced the long-tracked Piqua to Mansfield tornado. At EF5 strength, entire rows of well-built brick homes with extensive anchor bolting were completely swept away, leaving only open basements. Now a large, multi-vortex wedge tornado 1/2 mile wide, the tornado moved through very rural areas of southwest Shelby county. 5 people died in the town. The National Weather Service says the tornado touched down at 11:52 p.m. near Barberton and traveled southeast for 10.1 miles toward Green. It eventually dissipated in a field east of Delaware. The tornado touched down at 3:28 PM EDT, moving northeast at 40 mph out of extreme east Madison County. Heavily rain-wrapped tornado stayed in rural areas. The tornado passed through northern Akron at high-end EF2 strength, heavily damaging numerous businesses, apartments, and industrial areas. In West Sonora, a car was tossed 200 yards and trees were debarked. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Greene, Clinton, Butler, Montgomery, Warren, and Preble counties until 2 a.m. Thursday. The preliminary tornado count from April 2020 was among the most on record in April. This relatively short lived, narrow, yet intense tornado did significant damage to the eastern side of Lima. Stark County: An EF0 tornado produced around 80 mph wind speeds. Further East in central Ohio, an incredible severe weather setup was in place. A rare 45% tornado risk area was centered over central Ohio, and a large outbreak of significant and long-tracked tornadoes was anticipated. This tornado likely would have earned a higher rating had it hit more structures on its 101.8 mile path. Unfortunately, these storms also spawned at least three tornadoes in Ohio. Intermittent Path starting 2 miles west of Massillon then to Sparta around 12:22 am, reaching the Stark/Tuscarawas County line near OH-800 at 12:30 am. Note that cinder blocks were sheared off of basement walls at ground level. Passing through the west and north sides of the city, it did mid to high-end EF3 damage to several subdivisions. Very strong shear overspread the risk area thanks to a 110 knot jet streak and strong southerly surface winds; 0-3 km SRH reached 500-550m2/s2 in many areas across Ohio, with some locally higher values. Severe thunderstorms developed across the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. TROY, Ohio -- 2020 has gotten off to a rather unusual start weather-wise in Ohio. It leveled the homes that were in its path, and low-end EF4 damage was found southwest of Plain City. The tornado continued northeast, doing EF2 to EF3 damage to homes south of De Graff. A bowling alley lost its entire roof. 1Time from first tornado to last tornado © 2021 Advance Local Media LLC. Touching down at 2:37 PM EDT, the tornado moved out of Moraine and into Dayton's southeastern suburbs, and rapidly intensified, doing EF3 damage to homes and businesses, with 1 person being killed in a car while driving, unaware the tornado was upon them. It was a large wedge, and scoured some grass and debarked trees. The tornado continued northeast, entering Greene County, and doing EF2 and EF3 damage to homes in its path. This tornado formed near the triple point fairly early on in the outbreak. Damage surveyors estimated winds to be 220 mph, something they had never done. As such, hodographs were forecast to be extremely favorable for violent tornadoes. Deep ground scouring occured, as well as significant wind-rowing of debris. The twister was part of a powerful overnight storm that swept through Northeast Ohio, locally creating a path damage in Stark, Summit and Tuscarawas counties. The tornado then exited the city and persisted for a few more miles before dissipating southwest of Beaverdam. The supercell that produced the Richmond, IN to Urbana, OH EF4 tornado cycled and produced this EF3 tornado. Total tornado activity in the United States caused 40 deaths in April 2020. 15 people died in New Albany. The tornado began as a narrow, weak tornado and did damage to rural areas west and north of Piqua. 08, 2020. Around this time, a PDS tornado warning was issued for the southern side of Marion. Then, at high-end EF4 strength, the tornado moved into Gahanna, leveling or sweeping away several well-built homes and businesses. Moving northeast, the tornado intensified, and did low-end EF3 damage to a few homes on the western and northern side of Westerville. Extremely violent and devastating EF5 tornado. Any music in this video does not belong to me, it belongs to Twister (1996) the movie sound track The National Weather Service (NWS) issued tornado warnings in Lorain, Medina, Summit, Stark, and Wayne counties after the NWS radar indicated rotation in the clouds. The initial storms formed on the northern periphery of a destabilizing warm sector that extended northeastward into the … This extremely long-tracked, high-end EF3 tornado, with estimated wind speeds of 165 mph at its peak, began west of Piqua at 2:07 PM EDT. A barn was destroyed in Grafton Township. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After clipping the northwest corner of Champaign County, the small town of Quincy took a direct hit, with nearly every structure in town being damaged. The number in each state depicts the average annual number of tornadoes based on the 20-year period from 1991 to 2010. The tornado crossed into Licking County, where ground scouring occured and trees were debarked in rural areas. The tornado weakened from there on, producing predominantly EF2 damage until its demise south of Mansfield. The EF-1 tornado produced maximum winds around 90 mph and was about 100 yards wide. ... April 8, 2020. Several vehicles were hurled long distances and crushed, and in some cases were wrapped around debarked trees. Now two miles wide, the tornado continued producing EF5 damage as it went directly through the center of New Albany. The tornado crossed into Delaware County, and did high-end EF4 damage again, this time north of Shawnee Hills, where numerous houses were completely leveled and partially swept away. These storms brought incredibly large hail and damaging wind to multiple states. Subscribe to cleveland.com. The most widespread EF4 damage, while only low-end EF4, occured in a subdivision a few miles north of Alpha, where 13 people were killed, all of them in their homes. The tornado moved back into rural areas before moving through areas south of Jerome, where low-end EF4 damage was noted. It did not hit many structures until moving west and north of Richwood, where high-end EF2 to low-end EF3 damage was noted to homes. A tornado emergency was issued for Bellefontaine at 2:54 PM EDT. The tornado exited the town, then entered Mason County, doing EF1 damage with some sporadic EF2 damage before dissipating near the town of Maysville just before crossing the Ohio River. It caused EF1 and EF2 damage to homes as it passed north of Grove City, and then did high-end EF2 and some EF3 damage on the south and east sides of Urbancrest. Portions of the region were under a tornado warning until as late as 12:30 a.m. Debris was wind rowed and large objects were thrown long distances. The high number of intense (EF3+) tornadoes makes the outbreak incredibly impressive and among one of the most severe the region has ever experienced. A few farms were hit, however, and were leveled or completely swept away, earning a high-end EF3 rating. The tornado moved into Clark County, and didn't hit any significant structures until making a direct hit to the town of South Charleston. Updated Apr 8, 2020 at 10:53am Twitter Tornado touches in Brunswick, Ohio. The damage in New Albany has been considered some of the most intense of all time, and the … 2Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale. The worst damage occurred west of Maples, as three homes on East Tillman Road were destroyed, losing much of their roofs and exterior walls. The National Weather has confirmed that three separate tornadoes touched down in Northeast Ohio around midnight Wednesday. It reached peak winds of about 80 mph and a maximum width of about 100 yards and the NWS classified it as an EF-0. Discrete supercells formed across Lake Michigan/western Lower Michigan Tuesday evening ahead of surface low pressure and an attendant cold front. The tornado continued to produce high-end EF3 damage and low-end EF4 damage between Phillipsburg and West Milton, where more homes were completely flattened or swept away, although most of them lacked anchor bolts. Supercells fired along a cold front in Eastern Indiana as early as 12:30 PM that day and quickly became tornadic. On the northern side of Beavercreek, low-end EF4 damage was noted to a few homes that were reduced to piles of rubble. Some poorly anchored homes which were nailed to their foundations were flattened. An EF5 tornado that struck the Columbus, Ohio area, doing extreme damage in the suburb of New Albany. It was one of three tornadoes confirmed Wednesday by the NWS. The tornado then entered the southern side of Columbus, and a tornado emergency was issued. 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