Tornado confirmed in western Columbiana County

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The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-O tornado touched down Tuesday in extreme northeast Carroll County and ended near Five Forks Road in Franklin Township, Columbiana County.

NWS meteorologists said the tornado, with wind speeds of up to 70 miles per hour, touched down around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The tornado traveled nearly three miles twisting and uprooting trees south of Kensington and west of Summitville.

The roofs of a small barn and grain silo were ripped off in the storm.



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