‘Probable tornado’ touches down in Pickaway County

Ohio

PICKAWAY COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — A preliminary local storm report from the National Weather Service in Wilmington reports that a tornado most likely touched down in Pickaway County early Saturday morning.

The report says a home lost its roof and numerous trees were felled as the storm moved through just before 2 a.m.

Power lines were also knocked down. Crews from South Central Power Company worked along State Route 159 outside of Tarlton to assess how long power will be out in the areas.

Fire crews were also on scene to reroute travelers.

The National Weather Service posted on social media that it plans to survey several areas Saturday, including in Muskingum County.

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