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Weather service confirms 8 tornadoes hit Indiana on Monday

May 29, 2019
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Residents walk past a fallen tree Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Pendleton, Ind., following a tornado the struck the night before. The severe storm damaged at least 75 homes in Pendleton. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Residents walk past a fallen tree Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Pendleton, Ind., following a tornado the struck the night before. The severe storm damaged at least 75 homes in Pendleton. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed at least eight tornadoes touched down in Indiana during Monday’s outbreak .

Survey crews determined that two EF-1 tornadoes touched down near Middletown in eastern Indiana, while an EF-2 tornado damaged homes along a nearly 6-mile-long (9.6-kilometer-long) path from Pendleton into the Huntsville area before dissipating in Anderson. One person was slightly injured.

Crews also confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down near Macy in northern Indiana’s Miami County and the same supercell produced an EF-’1 tornado near North Manchester in Wabash County.

Another EF-2 tornado touched down in Grant County, while survey crews also determined that an EF-3 tornado touched down in Blackford and Wells counties.

The weather service also confirmed an EF-0 tornado touchdown in the northwestern Indiana town of Dyer.

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