Last updated 9:04AM ET
October 17, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Tornado Touchdown?
(2008-07-22)
(WOUB) - The National Weather Service is trying to determine if a tornado touched down early this morning in Perry County.

According to a news release from the Perry County Sheriff's Department - Several villages and townships in the county suffered heavy damage during the storm.

Perry County Commissioners have declared a state of emergency and a level 2 road emergency - asking drivers to use extreme caution - has also been issued.

Sheriff William Barker says there are numerous power and phone line outages throughout the county - as a result of the high winds.

He says the most damage occurred in the Jackson Township area.

Authorities are in the process of setting up emergency shelter - if you need information about that... you're asked to call 740-342-4020.
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