NWS confirms brief EF-0 tornado Sunday in Montgomery County

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Radar image courtesy of the National Weather Service

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. – The National Weather Service confirmed on Tuesday that an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down in Montgomery County on Sunday.

The tornado touched down at 8:38 p.m. It touched down in a field about one mile southwest of Linden and there was no damage.  It was very brief with a 0.1 mile track.

The tornado reached speeds of 70 miles per hour. No one was injured by the tornado.

Areas of central Indiana were hit by hail and received heavy rain Sunday night.

For reference, the Fujita Scale determines the tornado rating.

EF-0: 65-85 mile per hour winds

EF-1: 86-110 mile per hour winds

EF-2: 111-135 mile per hour winds

EF-3: 136-165 mile per hour winds

EF-4: 166-200 mile per hour winds

EF-5:Winds speeds greater than 200 miles per hour