NWS: EF1 tornado touched down in Mid-Michigan - WNEM TV 5

NWS: EF1 tornado touched down in Mid-Michigan

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OGEMAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Ogemaw County Tuesday afternoon.

Experts say the EF1 tornado touched down roughly 3 miles south of Rose City near the intersection of Rose City Road and Thayer Road.

The twister, which was about 75 yards wide, carved out a 9-mile-long path, with winds reaching a maximum of 110 miles per hour.

There have been no reports of any injuries.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

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
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

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