Tornado touched down in Trumbull County

WARREN — A tornado touched down Thursday in northwest Trumbull County, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland.

The storm, which had a maximum wind speed of 95 mph, started around 2:31 p.m. about three miles northeast of Middlefield in Geauga County near Nauvoo and Hayes roads, moved toward state Route 87 and Bundysburg Road, where two mobile homes sustained “significant damage,” according to the weather service.

The storm continued southeast into Trumbull County before breaking apart near the intersection of Clark and Girdle roads, which is about three miles away from Farmington Township.

Damage was mainly confined to trees outside of the damaged mobile homes.

About 10 minutes earlier, a tornado touched down near Durkee Road near state Route 528 in Geauga County. The storm ended near the intersection of state Routes 528 and 87, according to the weather service.

Along the way, the storm damaged several trees and badly damaged a building that was under construction near Route 528 and Nauvoo Road.

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