MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — The National Weather Service Wilmington confirmed the presence of an EF2 tornado in Miami County on Wednesday.
According to NWS, a tornado occurred in Miami County near West Milton and Tipp City around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8. It has since been confirmed to be an EF2.
NWS reported that they will be conducting damage surveys in the coming days. A specific plan for surveys will be developed on Thursday morning.
The Miami County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will also be conducting clean-ups in the area.
According to EMA, most people who experienced damage from the 2019 Memorial Day tornados know how to plan for severe weather now. Ohio Emergency Management Director Sima Merick said that people are far more weather aware now.
As of now, it is unknown when clean-up will be done. EMA is working with local and county response teams as clean-up continues. In the meantime, Merick said, “Anything that locals need beyond what’s available to them, we provide or fill in any gaps for them.”
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