Saturday was 2nd anniversary of Cedarville tornado

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V-WX GREENE CO. STORM CHASER

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Two years ago today, seven people had to be rescued after a tornado ripped through their home in Cedarville.

The tornado touched down around 5:45 p.m., just west of Stringtown Road in Greene County. It rapidly intensified, peaking as an EF-3 on the damage scale with maximum wind speeds of 145 mph.

Fortunately,although the path of the tornado would stretch up to 9 miles, no injuries or fatalities were reported.

Here is the official report released by the National Weather Service in Wilmington:

LOCATION….NEAR CEDARVILLE IN GREENE COUNTY OHIO

DATE…MAY 14, 2014

ESTIMATED TIME…5:44PM TO 6:03PM EDT

MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING….EF3

ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED…145MPH

MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH…400 YARDS

PATH LENGTH…9 MILES