Three tornadoes in three days

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Three tornadoes tore through Clark County over a period of three days. 

The last of those happened on the afternoon of April 14, 2019, from 3:12 to 3:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service estimates the maximum wind speed was 70 mph during the storm survey on April 15

The path was 80 yards wide, and 2.7 miles long just northwest of Springfield. Damage first occurred to properties on Fox Hollow Road in German Township. As the twister continued damage was observed at a mobile home park on Upper Valley Pike. The tornado crossed US Route 68 just before it ended. 

The National Weather Service confirmed this was an EF-0 tornado. 

After yesterday’s severe weather, Ohio has seven tornadoes for the year. While Oklahoma hasn’t seen the first twister for the year. All Ohio tornadoes have been EF-2 or less this year. 

Clark County has seen 4 tornadoes for 2019. An early tornado clipped the county on Feb. 7. 

Last year Clark County saw one EF-1 tornado in April. It caused $85,000 in damage. 

The last time Clark County saw two tornadoes on the same April day was the 5th in 2017. 

Clark County has now seen a total of 11 tornadoes in April since 1950. 

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