EF-0 tornado causes damage in Knox County, National Weather Service confirms


Photo of damage from Knox County tornado courtesy of WTHI

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KNOX COUNTY, Ind. – The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in Knox County Thursday afternoon.

The tornado had speeds of 75 miles per hour, and the path length was at least 5 miles.

Knox County Sheriff Doug Vantlin told WTHI the damage caused by the storm includes a truck that was overturned, a house moved off its foundation, and some downed power lines.

Flooding was also a major problem in the area on Thursday.

Knox County is in far southwest Indiana between Terre Haute and Evansville.

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