NWS Confirms Tornado in Washington County

Jon Small

Updated 1 year ago

The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado did touch down near the Washington County town of Danforth Wednesday night.It’s been rated an EF-0, which is the lowest on the tornado scale.It had maximum winds of 70 miles per hour and was up to 50 yards wide.The tornado grew out of a severe thunderstorm that downed trees and power lines from Weston to Danforth. It also destroyed the Gillis Fuel Storage Garage on Central Street in Danforth.


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