See videos, photos, and stories from the scene 30 years later.
A documentary was created called, “Tornado ’85: A Trail of Tragedy”. It compiled all WKBN 27’s coverage of the tornado’s damage.
Much food and clothing was donated by the Red Cross to aid tornado victims.
Former Vice President George Bush visited Wheatland to console victims of the area.
Help came from a group that was used to saving lives.
Newton Falls was left with a 3/4 mile reminder that the tornado had been there.
Officials met on WKBN 27 to discuss regrowth of resident homes, businesses, and infrastructures.
WKBN 27 News Watch shows the first footage broadcasted of the storm.
A shopping plaza and homes in Beaver Township were ripped apart.
The images in Newton Falls after the tornado of ’85 passed through.
Some images of the destruction from the Tornado in 1985.
The track of the tornado was illustrated through WKBN 27 News Watch. The radio traffic during the night of tornado was very hectic.
Our valley took advice from Xenia, a town in Ohio that suffered a tornado decades prior.
Homes were damaged everywhere. But perhaps none more so than Hubbard Township.
The industrial business in Wheatland took a severe hit.
Everyone who lives through a tornado has a story to tell.
The tornado also touched down in Columbiana.
Several personal accounts of resident’s who experience the tornado.
Officials arrived in Wheatland with the promise of finance assistance to the area.
Help came from quite a distance away.