WATCH: Up-close video of confirmed tornado touchdown in Highland County

Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 6:15 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Astonishing footage submitted by viewers in Highland County shows a tornado touchdown, confirmed by the National Weather Service Friday evening.

“Based on video and radar evidence, we have confirmed that a tornado occurred in northwest Highland County OH earlier today,” NWS said. “Additional details will be provided after a survey is completed tomorrow.”

One video shows the tornado’s winds damage a woman’s backyard. Another shows the funnel sweeping down and raising debris across a field in the Lynchburg area.

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