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NWS says tornado caused damage in Scott County

When the storm rolled through Scott County, Greg Henderson and his wife took shelter in their basement. When they came out they saw that the loud noises they had heard was the storm ripping off part of their roof.

Around 1:30 this morning, at the height of the storm, Henderson and his wife went to their basement. "We could just hear a deep loud rumbling noise overhead," said Henderson.

Once they thought the storm had passed they went back upstairs only to see that it hadn't missed them.

A large portion of the shingles on their back roof had been torn off by the wind.

The shingles also took several vents with them and the Henderson's ceiling began to leak. With the storm still raging, Greg climbed on the roof, to put a tarp over the damage.

While Henderson says he's lost shingles to high wind before, he's never seen damage like this.

"I guess it got under a couple shingles and just started and the wind was howling and right off it came, rolled it right onto our front deck," Henderson sighed.

On nearby Leesburg Rd. Another family suffered wind damage to their home when their garage was pushed off of it's foundation.
The National Weather Service surveyed that damage Wednesday afternoon and say it was a tornado that hit the area. They say an EF1 struck around 2:00am with winds around 90mph.

Several barns also had metal torn from their roofs.


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