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NWS: EF-2 tornado touched down in Jay County

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Posted at 5:53 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-19 17:53:59-04

JAY COUNTY — The National Weather Service says an EF-2 tornado touched down in Jay County Friday night.

The NWS says the tornado developed approximately 3 miles southeast of Bryant, Indiana just before 4 p.m. and "rapidly strengthened to EF-2."

Winds peaked at an estimated 130 miles per hour.

Jay Co. tornado track

Photos: Flooding and storm damage across Central Indiana

The NWS reported several rural homes and farmsteads were destroyed, and several cattle were killed.