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National Weather Service Confirms EF0 Hit Worthington
Updated April 27, 2016 12:15 PM | Filed under: Weather
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(WORTHINGTON) - The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF0 tornado touched down Tuesday evening in Greene County.

The NWS reports the tornado touched down around 7:21 p.m. Tuesday about a mile south of Worthington.

They estimate the wind speeds topped out at 85 miles per hour and it was on the ground for an estimated 0.1 miles. No injuries were reported from this tornado but witnesses reported seeing 'swirling' and there were several barns damaged.

The NWS also reported debris from damaged barns were 'launched 250 feet.'

Areas of southern and central Indiana were hit by hail and received heavy rain last night. More severe thunderstorms are expected for this evening.

For reference, the Fujita Scale determines the tornado rating.

EF-0: 65-85 mile per hour winds

EF-1: 86-110 mile per hour winds

EF-2: 111-135 mile per hour winds

EF-3: 136-165 mile per hour winds

EF-4: 166-200 mile per hour winds

EF-5:Winds speeds greater than 200 miles per hour

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