Tornado spotted near Indiana – Ohio state line

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MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – The Mercer County Emergency Management Office told 2 NEWS they had a tornado on the ground near the Indiana state line.

The EMA Office said firefighters were out spotting storms in the area of Ohio 49 and Rockford West Road in western Mercer County. The strong storms later disappated and light to moderate rainfall moved southeast.

Mercer County EMA said the tornado was on the Indiana side of the line and then went back up in the air.

A funnel cloud was also spotted at the Mercer – Van Wert county line near U.S. 33 and Township Line Road.

Tornado warnings were issued in Mercer County around 6:00 to last until 6:30 Wednesday night.

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