Southwest Ohio could easily see a tornado as ferocious as Monday’s that leveled much of Moore, Okla., and has with similar sized storms last year and in 2000, according to weather experts.
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Top Ohio wind-related catastrophes
Storm estimates in 2012 dollar amounts
2008 Hurricane Ike $1.33 billion
1974 Xenia tornado $1.06 billion
June 28-July 2, 2012 wind storms $845 million
May 20-26, 2011 wind storm $329 million
Oct. 29-30, 2012 Superstorm Sandy $292 million
Source: Ohio Insurance Institute