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Weak tornado in Carroll and Columbiana Counties

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LIVERPOOL TWP., Ohio - The National Weather Service says Tuesday's damage in the East Liverpool area was not caused by a tornado. However, there was a tornado confirmed in another part of Columbiana County.

A statement from the weather service says  and E-F Zero tornado touched down at 5:30 p.m. in Carroll County near the  intersection of Melody and Appollo Roads. The weather service says the path of the storm ended near Five Forks Road in Franklin Township, Columbiana County.

Winds were estimated at 70 to 75 miles per hour.

The weather service says it was the afternoon storms, and not a tornado that uprooted trees and cut power to more than 34-hundred homes and businesses around the Liverpool Township.

Residents in the community  of Dixonville thought that a tornado may  have touched down. 

Weather officials believe that a down burst accompanied by winds of 80 to 90 mile per hour winds was responsible for the damage.

Utility and road crews are still restoring power to some homes and clearing debris left by the storm.

Stay connected with wfmj.com and 21 News for the latest on this developing story.

 

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