The National Weather Service now confirms 19 tornadoes to have formed in Ohio during the early morning on Tuesday.
The agency says an EF-3 tornado has been confirmed in Celina near the Indiana border. That twister destroyed several homes and ultimately claimed the life of an 81-year-old man who died when a vehicle was hurled into his home.
The agency also confirms a total of four funnel clouds to have hit the Dayton area. Two of those reported storms were massive EF-3 twisters, one was an EF-2, with the other classified as an EF-0
Two other funnel clouds are confirmed for Pickaway County with one forming at the southeastern end of Circleville and the other near Tarlton.
In total, the National Weather Service says eleven tornadoes touched ground during that series of storms. Three are confirmed for Montgomery County with another not far away in Greene County. There's also the two aforementioned twisters in Pickaway County. Single funnel clouds are also confirmed to have formed in Hardin, Hocking, Mercer, Miami and Darke counties.
The following is a list from the Wilmington National Weather Service Office of confirmed funnel clouds, as of 5:15pm. Wednesday:
- EF3 across much of Montgomery County, including Trotwood
- EF3 across Beavercreek Township
- EF3 in Celina (Mercer County)
- EF2 in West Milton in Miami County
- EF2 near Laurelville (Hocking County)
- EF2 in northeast Montgomery County south of Vandalia
- EF1 south of Tarlton (Pickaway County)
- EF1 in New Madison in Darke County
- EF0 in Miami/Montgomey Counties near Phillipsburg
- EF0 southeast of Circleville (Pickaway County)
- EF0 in southern Hardin County