Two Tornadoes Confirmed in Miami County Saturday


WILMINGTON, Ohio (WTVN)--The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in western Ohio Saturday evening, stemming from the storm system that brought high winds and heavy rain to most of the state.

Surveyors determined both twisters were an EF-0, and touched down in Miami County. One caused damage in the city of Troy, and another one hit northeast of the town of Fletcher.

There were no injuries reported from the tornadoes.

The tornado in Troy actually crossed the Great Miami River before dissipating, and caused damage to both residential and commercial structures. Damage near Fletcher consisted of snapped power poles, and damage to roofs of barns and outbuildings.

Both twisters had wind speeds of between 65 and 85 miles an hour.