Weekend property damage in SE Indiana was the work of a tornado, - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Weekend property damage in SE Indiana was the work of a tornado, NWS confirms

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SUNMAN, IN (FOX19) -

The National Weather Service found evidence that a weak tornado swept through southeast Indiana this past Saturday.

The tornado was confirmed near Sunman, Ind., in Ripley County. It lasted for about a minute Saturday around 9:05 p.m.

Maximum wind speed was about 70 mph. Maximum path length was 2.7 miles, with a width of about 100 yards.

There were no fatalities or injuries as a result of this tornado.

The tornado damaged barns, trailers, and tractor trailers, however. The roof of one barn on Kruse Lane in Dearborn County had its roof torn off. The resident at this location said the metal roofing was found about a 3/4 mile away.

The tornado was classified as an EF0, the lowest possible, with max winds of 85 mph. The classifications go up to EF5, when wind speeds are greater than 200 mph.

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