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NWS confirms EF1 tornado briefly touched down in northern Indiana Monday evening

Posted: 7:39 PM, Aug 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-07 19:39:18-04
NWS confirms EF1 tornado briefly touched down in northern Indiana Monday evening

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a tornado with estimated peak winds of 90 mph struck the northern Indiana city of Warsaw, 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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