VINTON COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – Strong winds, and now even a tornado has been confirmed in our region overnight.
The National Weather Service sent a survey crew out to Vinton County after extensive damage was reported.
The tornado was located about 2 miles west of Wilkesville, and took place at 12:33 am with winds of 90 mph – an EF1 tornado.
The tornado occurred along Ohio 124 1.5 miles northwest of Wilkesville.
A new double-wide mobile home was shifted off the block foundation and turned in a westerly direction.
A nearby garage was also destroyed. In addition, a nearby mobile home was blown a few feet off its foundation in a southerly direction.
The survey crew noted that clear rotation was evident, and that several tree were uprooted, with debris across part of the area.