Video: Thursday’s funnel cloud over Trumbull County

The National Weather Service confirmed that the funnel cloud touched down near Fowler

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WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A tornado touched down near Fowler in Trumbull County Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

The tornado was classified as an EF0 — a very weak tornado that brought down trees and power lines.

It touched down at 7:18 p.m., according to the NWS.

A line of thunderstorms with dangerous rotation and numerous funnel cloud sightings triggered warnings from the National Weather Service.

Tornado warnings were issued for Trumbull and Mercer counties, lasting about an hour.

Photos: Funnel cloud on August 17, 2017

The first tornado warning was issued in Trumbull County around 7 p.m. and expired in half an hour.

Around 7:30 p.m., Mercer County was issued a tornado warning as the storm system inched over the border.

A second warning was issued for Trumbull County just before 8 p.m. By 8:30, all tornado warnings had expired.

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Video: Funnel cloud in Warren 6:45 p.m.

Video: Funnel cloud Thursday evening

Video: Cloud rotation in Transfer, Pennsylvania
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