National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Hit Delaware County


UPDATED: Friday June 14, 2013 11:27 PM

The National Weather Service confirmed Friday afternoon that a tornado did hit central Ohio during storms earlier in the week.

According to The National Weather Service, a tornado struck south of Radnor in Delaware County.

Radnor is between the City of Delaware and Prospect.

The weather service said that the EF-0 tornado struck at 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning and reached a maximum wind speed of 85 miles per hour. Its maximum path was 50 yards.

Delbert Stover and his wife were in their home when it was hit.  Stover said the tornado rocked his house, destroyed his car and tossed his shed into the next yard.

Another piece of metal wrapped around a tree in Stover's backyard.

On Thursday night, the weather service confirmed that six other EF-0 tornadoes struck Ohio late Wednesday into Thursday.

According to the weather service in Wilmington, the first of those tornadoes hit Van Wert County shortly before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Two EF-0 tornadoes were confirmed in Henry County, and Auglaize and Wood counties each had a tornado confirmed as well.

Two EF-1 tornadoes were confirmed in Henry County.

Ohio saw dozens of tornado warnings and watches during the storms late Wednesday and early Thursday.

The NWS was expected to release wind details at a later time.

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