National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed at least two tornadoes caused some of the damage to homes, trees and power lines as storms swept through Ohio.

No injuries were reported in the tornadoes that touched down in southern Ohio on Thursday. The Weather Service says the tornadoes caused substantial damage to at least two homes in Fayette County and to a house and garage in Clinton County.

The preliminary investigation showed an EF-1 tornado hit just west of Washington Court House in Fayette County and an EF-0 tornado touched down about three miles southwest of Wilmington in Clinton County.

EF-1 tornadoes have estimated wind speeds of 86 to 110 mph, with EF-0 tornado winds estimated at 65 to 85 mph.

The Weather Service was continuing its damage survey.

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