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NWS preliminary confirms tornado touched down in Beech Grove

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Jun 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-16 09:06:00-04

BEECH GROVE — The Nation Weather Service says surveyors on the ground in Beech Grove have preliminary determined a tornado touched down Saturday night.

It is estimated the tornado had a width of 200 yards and estimated wind speeds of 100 mph.

The tornado was possibly an EF-1.

Marion County was just one of several counties in Central Indiana where tornado warnings were issued Saturday night.

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The NWS says they plan to send teams to survey the damage.