NEW KNOXVILLE — A storm system that left a wide swath of damage along Ohio 219 near New Knoxville also spawned a tornado.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson told The Evening Leader that the National Weather Service confirmed an EF0 tornado hit the area along Ohio 219 Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. The tornado, which packed winds of approximately 85 mph, touched down for a 2 mile stretch along the road.
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ST. MARYS — A fasting-moving storm system toppled trees, downed power lines and destroyed buildings in the eastern portion of Auglaize County Wednesday night and into this morning.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said the storms rolled into the area packing winds up to 60 mph. The National Weather Service issued multiple watches and warnings throughout the day — something Anderson said gave residents plenty of time to plan ahead for the storm.