Thursday’s storm damage in Geauga County was caused by confirmed tornado

Thursday’s storm damage in Geauga County was caused by confirmed tornado
Tornado damage in Geauga County (Source: Geauga County Sheriff's Office)

GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in Geauga County Thursday afternoon.

Surveyors discovered that the tornado first touched down near the intersection of Chardon-Windsor Road and Princeton Road. It’s path measured approximately 0.41 miles.

Maximum wind speeds were measured at 84 miles per hour.

The tornado snapped tree limbs and damaged a home and barn before lifting off the ground.

An apparent tornado was spotted in Geauga County, and the severe weather knocked down a barn and ripped a rooftop off a home. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Jason Nicholas has the latest weather update. https://bit.ly/2KPaGAw

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Thursday, June 13, 2019

There were no injuries reported as a result of the tornado.

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