NWS confirms EF-0 tornado in in Greene County Tuesday

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4 Fast Facts

  • The tornado touched down Tuesday evening around 7:30 p.m.
  • The tornado damaged several barns.
  • It also launched debris 250 feet.
  • No one was injured.

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. – The National Weather Service confirmed on Wednesday that an EF-0 tornado touched down in Greene County Tuesday evening.

The tornado touched down around 7:30 p.m. yesterday. Several barns were damaged as a result of the tornado, and a piece of debris from a barn was launched 250 feet.

The tornado reached speeds of 85 miles per hour and its path width was 75 yards. No one was injured by the tornado.

Areas of southern and central Indiana were hit by hail and received heavy rain last night.

For reference, the Fujita Scale determines the tornado rating.

EF-0: 65-85 mile per hour winds

EF-1: 86-110 mile per hour winds

EF-2: 111-135 mile per hour winds

EF-3: 136-165 mile per hour winds

EF-4: 166-200 mile per hour winds

EF-5:Winds speeds greater than 200 miles per hour

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