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NWS confirms EF0 tornado hit Pickaway, Fairfield counties

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office said four people were treated for injuries due to the storm.

PICKAWAY COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pickaway and Fairfield counties Sunday.

After conducting a storm survey, the National Weather Service determined the damage was caused by an EF0 tornado.

The National Weather Service traveled out to the area Monday morning after reported damage to trees and some structures between Circleville and Kingston.

Four people were treated for injuries sustained in the storm, according to the Pickaway County Sheriff's Office. 

One person was hospitalized after a camper tipped over in the 20000 block of Kingston Pike, which is south of Circleville. 

A neighbor said a woman was inside the camper when it turned over. She broke some ribs but is expected to be OK.

The other three people did not require hospitalization, according to the sheriff’s office.

The National Weather Service said the tornado was on the ground for about six miles from 4:05 p.m. to 4:22 p.m., but may have lifted several times during its course. The tornado was about 100 yards wide and reached speeds of 85 mph.

The National Weather Service said a final assessment will be completed and released later Monday.

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