EF1 tornado in Brown County reached 95 mph: National Weather Service

The tornado traveled more than three miles.
The National Weather Service says an EF1 tornado touched down in the Lake LoreleI area in Brown...
The National Weather Service says an EF1 tornado touched down in the Lake LoreleI area in Brown County on July 6.(WXIX)
Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 2:52 PM EDT
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BROWN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - The National Weather Service confirmed an EF1 tornado did hit Brown County on Wednesday.

The tornado was in the Lake Lorelei area, according to the NWS report.

The estimated max wind speed of the tornado is 95mph, the NWS announced Thursday.

Brown County tornado details from the NWS:

  • Estimated start time: 3:17 p.m.
  • Estimated end time: 3:21 p.m.
  • Max path width: 250 yards
  • Path length: 3.4 miles

The NWS has now confirmed two tornados hit Southwest Ohio on Wednesday.

An EF2 tornado touched down in Goshen.

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