The National Weather Service confirmed late Wednesday that a fourth tornado struck Kirkersville in Licking County. 

What You Need To Know

  • Another tornado hit near Clark County north of New Carlisle 

  • One tornado occurred near Orient in Pickaway County

  • Officials confirmed another near Middletown in Butler County

The National Weather Service office in Wilmington rated the tornado in Licking County an EF-0 with a maximum wind speed of 75 mph. It traveled 0.3 miles at 4:41 p.m.

Three other tornadoes were confirmed Tuesday. NWS said one hit in Clark County north of New Carlisle, and it was an EF-1. It had peak winds of 90 to 95 mph and was on the ground from 3:19 p.m. to 3:21 p.m. It traveled 2.3 miles in that time. That tornado damaged trees, homes and a barn.

Tornado damage to a home in Clark County. (National Weather Service)

NWS Wilmington also determined that the damage near Orient in Pickaway County and northwest of Middletown in Butler County also came from tornadoes.

As for the tornado near Orient, NWS rated that one an EF-0. The tornado near Middletown has been rated an EF-1.

The thunderstorms Monday afternoon also had strong straight-line winds that damaged trees and power lines. Most of those reports were in western Ohio.

Large hail also fell in parts of Ohio. Some were larger than 2 inches in diameter, even getting as large as baseballs.

This story will be updated as the National Weather Service releases more details.

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