Tornado confirmed in Stark County

A preliminary report from The National Weather Service in Cleveland has confirmed a weak (EF0) tornado touched down near Navarre in Stark County at around 8:15 PM during last evening’s severe thunderstorms.

The tornado then traveled northeast for about 4 miles finally ending in eastern Perry Township. The majority of the damage included uprooted trees and broken limbs. Minor roof and siding damage was reported to a few homes along the tornado’s path. No injuries were reported.

An EF0 tornado classification means that winds were 65 to 85 mph. A full report from NWS will be released later today.

A survey team from NWS Cleveland works with emergency management officials in Stark County near Navarre to determine the strength and damage caused by an EF-) tornado. Photo via Stark County Emergency Management.



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