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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado with 90 mph winds hit Huron County Tuesday, uprooting trees

Crews surveying possible damage in several counties
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Posted at 9:32 AM, May 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 16:50:10-04

LAGRANGE, Ohio — The National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday afternoon that an EF-1 tornado hit the town of Monroeville in Huron County on Tuesday, causing damage.

According to officials, the tornado damaged grain bins and uprooted trees when it hit around 6:38 p.m. Wind speeds reached about 90 mph.

After touching down, the tornado's path reached just under half a mile and was around 50 yards wide. No injuries or deaths were reported as a result of the tornado.


The NWS has teams out in Huron, Lorain and Hancock counties surveying damage.

News 5 viewer David Schneider shared a video of the storm in LaGrange Tuesday.

The video shows what appears to be the storm moving over LaGrange.

Video shows storm in LaGrange

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