Tornado Confirmed in Spencer County Friday Night

It reached a peak wind of 90 mph.

Posted: Oct 16, 2021 6:06 PM
Updated: Oct 17, 2021 8:42 AM

A EF-1 tornado landed in northern Spencer County, Indiana on Friday night. 

It reached a peak wind of 90 mph. 

No one was injured but according to the Paducah National Weather Service, several trees were snapped in the location of County Road 1250N and the railroad tracks, about 1 mile west of Hwy 231.

A house on County Road 275E was hit by the tornado. A large barn was pushed 20 feet off its foundation. 

A tree also fell snapped and fell onto the base of the house. 

The cornfield near the house also sustained some swirl marks. 

Evansville
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 34°
Owensboro
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 31°
Princeton
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 34°
Madisonville
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 36°
Jasper
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 30°
The passage of an overnight cold front will bring another shot of unseasonal cool air. Northwest winds will give way to raw conditions with windchills holding in the 30s through most of the day. Expect highs to top in the upper-40s under clear skies.
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