NWS: Tornado touched down in Brown County Monday night

Heavy rain and thunderstorms swept through Brown and Highland counties Monday night. (FOX19 NOW)
Heavy rain and thunderstorms swept through Brown and Highland counties Monday night. (FOX19 NOW)

MOUNT ORAB, OH (FOX19) - Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Wilmington said early Tuesday they received reports overnight that trees and large limbs were down and there was also debris two miles northeast of Mount Orab.

They confirmed an EF0 tornado touched down north of Mount Orab and was on the ground for approximately one mile.

They said they may send a crew to the area later Tuesday to conduct a damage survey to gather specific details.

"A damage survey may be needed on Tuesday for the damage near Mount Orab in Brown County," reads a Public Information Statement from 12:35 a.m.

Another Pubic Information Statement will be issued if a Storm Damage Survey is scheduled. If you have observed any weather-related damage, please report it to the National Weather Service via severe weather reporting methods or by calling: 513-383-0031."

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