Additional tornado paths found, totaling 3 tornadoes during June 24 storms

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 27, 2014)—The National Weather Service announced Friday that two additional tornado paths were found from severe storms that hit Indiana this week.

Officials said the first tornado touched down about 5.4 miles northwest of Gosport, Ind. in Owen County around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The EF-0 tornado produced winds estimated at 85 mph and traveled about half a mile. The tornado uprooted trees and caused minor damage to several buildings, said NWS.

The second tornado touched ground around 1:50 p.m. just southeast of Eminence, Ind. along County Road 500N in Morgan County. The EF-1 tornado had peak winds at 94 mph and traveled approximately one quarter of a mile. In its path, it uprooted numerous trees and destroyed one barn.

Less than an hour later, an EF-1 tornado traveled three miles through Plainfield and Indianapolis, producing winds estimated at 90 to 100 mph. The first significant damage the tornado caused was at a vehicle auction facility, heavily damaging one building. Additionally, more than 200 vehicles sustained damage due to flying debris. Approximately 75 to 100 homes were damaged in Indianapolis. Read more about that tornado here.

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