JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down Sunday, May 26 in Jackson County.

The tornado touched down for four minutes around 3:30 p.m. It reached a peak wind of 90 mph and covered 3.77 miles. 

The tornado started near Mount Zion Road and traveled northeast across State Route 139, causing tree damage along its path. It ripped a portion of a roof off a Tractor Supply building near Main Street and caused damage to vehicles in its path, including flipping a semitrailer in the Tractor Supply parking lot. The tornado ended east of US-35 along Pattonsville Road.

This is the eighth known tornado in Jackson County and second so far this year.