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MAY 27-28 OHIO TORNADO OUTBREAK
National Weather Service storm survey teams continued assessing Ohio tornado damage through the weekend. On May 30, the NWS upgraded the EF3 tornado in Trotwood, Ohio to an EF4. By June 1, the NWS determined that 21 tornadoes ripped through the state of Ohio in a five-hour period, late night May 27 through early morning May 28. Fourteen tornadoes impacted the Miami Valley area. Confirmed Ohio tornadoes:
Officials continue to emphasize that individuals should not self-deploy.
Resource Links for Ohio Tornadoes
News websites such as the Dayton Daily News and WHIO News7 provide daily updates to resources available for residents impacted from the May 27-28 tornadoes. These and additional links are as follows:
If you are a resident in need of temporary housing assistance/sheltering, contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
How to Help
Governor Mike DeWine's Request Letter
Damage Assessment Begins Wednesday
EMA Timeline Video
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