WARSAW, Ind. (WOWO): Officials with the National Weather Service in northern Indiana have confirmed that a low end EF-1 tornado touched down in Warsaw Monday.
Today, members of our team surveyed storm damage in Warsaw, IN. The survey concluded that an EF-1 tornado with 90-mph winds occurred Monday night. https://t.co/DvR4gNlwjE
— NWS Northern Indiana (@NWSIWX) August 7, 2018
Tuesday morning teams surveyed the storm damage from Monday night’s severe weather. They discovered the tornado hit just southeast of Pike Lake around 8:27 p.m., and then tracked rapidly eastward. The tornado reached 90 mph winds and then lifted around 8:34 p.m., 5.2 miles east of downtown Warsaw.
Numerous trees were damaged, cars were impacted by flying debris and several power poles were snapped.
EF0…WEAK……65 TO 85 MPH
EF1…WEAK……86 TO 110 MPH
EF2…STRONG….111 TO 135 MPH
EF3…STRONG….136 TO 165 MPH
EF4…VIOLENT…166 TO 200 MPH