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NWS: 4 tornadoes touched down in Indiana

Posted at 1:14 PM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 16:14:35-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Three tornadoes touched down in Central Indiana Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Another touched down in Wayne County near Ohio. 

An EF-1 tornado touched down in Greenwood Wednesday around 3:45 p.m. and traveled for a quarter mile, damaging three homes and a veterinary hospital.

The NWS said the tornado's path was up to 75 yards at its widest. Wind speeds were estimated at 90-100 miles per hour.

RELATED | NWS: Winds up to 100 MPH in Greenwood tornado

An EF-1 tornado in Noblesville damaged at least 16 homes when it touched down at 3:55 p.m. Wind speeds were estimated at 100 miles per hour. The tornado was on the ground for one minute. The tornado's path was up to 140 yards wide and 0.70 miles long. 

MORE | Tornado damages several homes in Noblesville

An EF-1 tornado near Williamstown near the Rush and Decatur County line touched down around 4:13 p.m. The wind speeds were estimated at 105 miles per hour. The tornado's path was 50 yards wide and one mile in length. 

The National Weather Service out of Ohio confirmed an EF-0 touched down in Wayne County near Fountain City. 


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