Tornado confirmed in Muskingum Co. June 5th

A tornado in Poweshiek County on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (COURTESY IMAGE)

FRAZEYSBURG, Oh (WTAP) The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down Wednesday, June 5th near Frazeysburg in Muskingum County.

In a statement released by the National Weather Service survey team, damage was found confirming the tornado.

The EF-1 tornado had winds in the range of 105 mph and was reported around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

It was the 24th tornado to be reported in Muskingum County since 1880. The last one was reported just last week.

Frazeysburg in Muskingum County is an 86 mile drive from Parkersburg, and a 2 1/2 hour trip by road.

Further details will be released when a formal survey report is filed.

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