National Weather Service to survey storm damage in Troy today

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The National Weather Service will survey storm damage today in Troy. Heavy rains and strong winds were a factor throughout the day Saturday in the Miami Valley, prompted a tornado warning, causing power outages and damage.

Wind damage in Troy, Ohio (WDTN Photo/Aliah Williamson)

Tornado warnings were issued for Champaign and Miami counties late Saturday night which were later cancelled.

Wind gusts were reported anywhere from 47 mph in Dayton to 83 mph at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Damage was widespread, including in Troy, where photos and videos captured building damage. Bricks were seen on the sidewalks and in the street. According to Troy Fire, there was significant damage to seven businesses in the downtown area, as well a several homes in the city.

The Downtown Square in Troy has re-opened to traffic.

Haley Simon recorded a video of the damage in Troy and posted it to Facebook.

Tree damage has also been reported. No injuries have been reported from any damage.

In addition to warnings and damage, there are widespread power outages. The outage map can be found below.

Sunday’s weather will be cooler with highs in the low 40’s and a mostly cloudy sky. Winds should be calm by Sunday afternoon.

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