Confirmed: 5 Tornadoes touched down in the Miami Valley

Courtesy: Kody McCoy

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado, an EF-1, did occur Monday in Preble County.

According to the National Weather Service, winds reached up to 100 mph in Wheatville. There have not been any confirmed fatalities or injuries.

In Darke County, there was an EF-0 class tornado, where wind speeds reached up to 85 mph

A breakdown of the class of tornadoes:

  • EF0…Wind speeds 65 to 85 mph
  • EF1…Wind speeds 86 to 100 mph
  • EF2…Wind speeds 111 to 135 mph
  • EF3…Wind speeds 136 to 165 mph
  • EF4…Wind speeds 166 TO 200 mpg
  • EF5…Wind speeds greater than 200mph

The NWS has confirmed three other tornadoes struck Monday. Arcanum, Pitsburg and Philipsburg all saw damage from the storms Monday.

The NWS sent another tweet later Tuesday about a fifth tornado near Laura, Ohio in Monday’s severe weather:

A home in Clay Township, outside Phillipsburg lost its roof in the storm. No one was home at the time.

READ MORE: Tornado tears roof off rural Phillipsburg home

In Arcanum a farm was suffered damage to trees and buildings but the house itself was spared.

READ MORE: Darke County farm damaged by severe weather

 

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