August 8, 2018

Weather Service: EF-1 Tornado Caused Minor Damage In Warsaw

Tornado damage near the intersection of Brookview Drive and Pam Street in Warsaw.  - NWS Northern Indiana

Tornado damage near the intersection of Brookview Drive and Pam Street in Warsaw.

NWS Northern Indiana

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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