Wednesday Tornado Damage Suspected in Brown and Hocking Counties

Tornado warnings were sent out during strong storms in our area Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service will be surveying some damage reports to determine whether it was caused by twisters or straight line winds.

The National Weather Service can confirm a tornado occurred in Miami County, Ohio, near West Milton and Tipp City, approximately between 555 PM and 615 PM. Additional details on this confirmation will be available after a survey is conducted.

Additional damage is believed to have been caused by tornadoes, and storm surveys will seek to confirm and clarify these details as necessary:

* Southeastern Darke County, Ohio, south of Pitsburg. This damage occurred at approximately 540 PM.

* Clark County, Ohio, near Lawrenceville. This damage occurred at approximately 635 PM.

* Brown County, Ohio, near Sardinia. This damage occurred at approximately 708 PM.

* Hocking County, Ohio, near South Bloomingville. This damage occurred at approximately 720 PM.

In addition, damage reports from other locations are still arriving to the National Weather Service. A specific plan for surveys will be developed on Thursday morning.

If you have observed any weather-related damage, please report it to the National Weather Service via severe weather reporting methods, social media, or by calling 937-383-0031.

In addition, the Pickaway County Sheriff's office announced that calls coming from their 740-474-2176 number were a malfunction during a tornado warning.

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