Archbold, OH
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SEVERE WEATHER HITS AREA



 

 

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A semi was flipped on its side along SR 6 across from St. Peter Lutheran Church in Ridgeville Corners.–photos by Mary Huber

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tornado warnings for Fulton and Henry counties were issued Friday evening as a dangerous storm traveled across northwest Ohio.

The tornado warning expired at 9:15 p.m.

A semi was tipped over and a pole barn owned by Beck Bros. was blown apart by high winds in Ridgeville Corners. There were numerous instances of fallen trees, and power was out in the village Friday evening.

In Archbold, a tree crashed into a garage at the corner of Walnut and N. Defiance Streets, and a tree fell across Westwood Ave. west of Archbold.

During the evening the following reports were made:

•Possible tornado on the ground at SR 109 near Co Rd EF.–Fri. 9:16 p.m.

•There is a tornado on the ground on CR 4 south of Airport Hwy.-Fri. 9:15 p.m.

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A tree crashed onto the garage of a house at the corner of N. Defiance and Walnut Streets in Archbold.

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A tree cracked apart in the back yard of Mike and Pam Kruse’s house in Ridgeville Corners.

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A large tree across Westwood Dr. west of Archbold.

•There has been an unconfirmed report of a funnel cloud at Co. Rds. N & 16.

Updates will be made as they become available. –Posted 6.6, 11:15 p.m.


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