May 30, 2019

Weather Service Confirms 8 Tornadoes Hit Indiana On Monday

An EF2 tornado damaged homes, trees and power lines in Pendleton Monday. - Micah Yason/WFYI

An EF2 tornado damaged homes, trees and power lines in Pendleton Monday.

Micah Yason/WFYI

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed at least eight tornadoes touched down in Indiana during Monday's outbreak .

Survey crews determined that two EF1 tornadoes touched down near Middletown in eastern Indiana, while an EF2 tornado damaged homes along a nearly 6-mile-long path from Pendleton into the Huntsville area before dissipating in Anderson. One person was slightly injured.

Crews also confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down near Macy in northern Indiana's Miami County and the same supercell produced an EF1 tornado near North Manchester in Wabash County.

Another EF-2 tornado touched down in Grant County, while survey crews also determined that an EF3 tornado touched down in Blackford and Wells counties.

The weather service also confirmed an EF0 tornado touchdown in the northwestern Indiana town of Dyer.

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