NWS rated Monday night’s tornado an EF0

WILMINGTON, Ohio (WDTN) -The National Weather Service says the tornado that touched down in Mercer County Monday night was rated an EF0.

The tornado hit Monday around 8:15 p.m.

The NWS says the tornado traveled 6.5 miles at about 70 miles per hour.

Eyewitness reports stated that the tornado touched down near Winkler Road, just west of State Route 49, then moved east-southeast across Hill Road. The reports say trees and cornfields were damaged there.

Then, the tornado crossed Jordan Road and moved near the intersection of Lee Road and Erastus-Durbin Road. The tornado destroyed one building, according to the reports.

The NWS says the tornado hit more tree and then dissipated in open fields north of Rockford West Road.


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