NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down Tuesday morning in Sullivan County

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The National Weather Service confirms an EF-1 tornado touched down in Sullivan County early Tuesday morning.

The NWS in Indianapolis says the tornado was near Graysville around 12:44 a.m.

The tornado, with maximum winds of 95 miles per hour, began near the intersection of County Road 350 North and 1125 West and tracked northeast.

The tornado caused damage to several corn fields and also downed trees. The NWS says a swirling pattern was noted in the downed corn stalks on County Road 1050 West, north of County Road 350 North.

The damage came to an end about a half mile northeast of where County Road 350 North turns north and becomes County Road 1000 West.

According to the Enhanced Fujita Scale, an EF-1 is classified as a tornado with wind speeds of 86 to 110 miles per hour.

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