National Weather Service reports 6 tornadoes in Ohio

Storm damage in Hillsboro
Storm damage in Hillsboro(Alison Montoya, WXIX)
Published: Oct. 17, 2021 at 3:16 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, Ohio (WXIX) - The National Weather Service in Wilmington reported there were six tornadoes in Ohio from a thunderstorm late Friday night and into Saturday morning.

Two of the tornadoes hit Highland County.

The first one touched down around 12:53 a.m. and the second hit around 1:03 a.m.

According to NWS officials, one tornado hit west of Hillsboro with 80 mph wind, was 50 yards wide, and was on the ground for 1.9 miles. The other one hit the northern part of Hillsboro with 95 mph winds, was 70 yards wide, and was on the ground for 3.1 miles.

The other tornadoes hit in Ross and Pickaway counties.

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