EF-1 Tornado Touched Down in Troy During Saturday’s Severe Storms

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has confirmed an EF1 tornado hit Troy Saturday morning with maximum winds of 90 mph.

The time the tornado hit has been estimated at 10:45 AM and ended around 10:48 AM, informed the national weather service.

The national weather service said the first damage was reported near Cheshire Road and Dorset Road intersection, where various large tree limbs were downed.

Damage was more concentrated near Armand Drive and McKaig Avenue intersection, with various large tree limbs and a few trees down. Also noted was Tree damage in an apartment complex along Red Cedar Road.

Caused the most severe damage was near Drury Lane and Ridge Avenue, where various large healthy trees were destroyed, one trunk snapped at its base, and several other large branches were not far off the ground, said the National Weather Service. In the neighborhood south of West Street, a few more homes had minor roof damage with a consistent area of tree damage observed as far south-east as Walker Street and Dakota Street.

Other locations, including Miami County and Troy, have also been reported for tree damage, informed the National Weather Service. It also includes Stanfield Road, W Ross Street, and Dakota Street, and the rest of the damage is likely to have been caused by straight-line winds with a speed of 60 to 70 mph.