EF-1 tornado hits Warsaw

The National Weather Service says a tornado with estimated peak winds of 90 mph struck the northern Indiana city of Warsaw.

Posted: Aug 8, 2018 9:54 AM
Updated: Aug 8, 2018 1:53 PM

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a tornado with estimated peak winds of 90 mph struck the northern Indiana city of Warsaw on Monday, uprooting trees and snapping utility poles.

It says the tornado rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale was on the ground for seven minutes Monday night with a path 4 miles long and 50 yards wide.

The damage included tree debris into homes and cars and minor roofing and siding damage to some homes.

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