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National Weather Service confirms tornados in Erie, Sandusky counties

Posted at 12:12 PM, Nov 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-06 16:05:13-05

A tornado touched down in Sandusky and Erie counties Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirms.

An EF1 tornado was confirmed in Bloomingville in Erie County at 2:42 p.m. 

Two homes were damaged in its path. According to the NWS, a house at the starting point was damaged by several trees that fell. 

Some damage to a small barn was also reported. A trailer in the area flipped from the winds. 

At the third location, a roof was completely ripped off of a home on Mason Road. The roof landed at the NASA Plum Brook Station.

The NWS reported winds reached 100 mph. 

Another EF1 tornado touched down 6.5 miles northeast of Clyde in Sandusky around 2:56 p.m.

Wind speeds were between 90 and 100 mph, according to the NWS. 

The tornado developed near Fuller Road and North County Road 302. Along its path, it caused significant damage to the roofs of three homes.

The tornado lifted near Thorpe and Rockwell roads.

It's not uncommon for active severe weather in the month of November. In the years of 2002, 2005 and 2013, there have been instances of severe weather

In November 2002, an EF-2 tornado about 100 yards wide with 125 mph winds struck Macedonia, Solon and the Twinsburg area.