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Statement as of 2:18 PM EDT on July 28, 2014

...Tornado confirmed near Hillsboro in Highland County Ohio...

Location...2 miles SSW Hillsboro in Highland County Ohio date...July 27 2014 estimated time...843 PM EDT maximum ef-scale rating...EF0 estimated maximum wind speed...tbd maximum path width...tbd path length...tbd beginning lat/Lon...tbd ending lat/Lon...tbd * fatalities...0 * injuries...0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in NWS storm data.

...Summary... the National Weather Service in Wilmington OH has confirmed a tornado near 2 miles SSW Hillsboro in Highland County Ohio on July 27 2014.

Additional information...including estimated maximum wind speed... path information...and lat/Lon coordinates will be sent out later this afternoon.

This information can also be found on our website at weather.Gov/iln.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph. EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph. EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph. EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph. EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph. EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

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