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NWS confirms tornado a touched down in Tippecanoe County

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down Saturday morning.

Posted: Nov. 18, 2017 9:15 PM
Updated: Nov. 19, 2017 2:10 PM

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touchdown Saturday morning.

It happened around 11:15 a.m. in Dayton

The tornado was 110 yards wide and was on the ground for one minute.

The NWS said it traveled two point five miles and had wind speeds around 75 miles per hour.

Areas along County Road 200 South, east of Dayton have a large amount of tree and structural damage and debris are scattered in the roadways.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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