A second tornado briefly touched down at 8:23 p.m., according to the NWS. That tornado caused damage to a silo and barn roof on Bentler Avenue in Nimishillen Township. It then continued northeast causing “considerable tree damage” along Easton Street NE and Pilot Knob Avenue NE. Numerous trees were reportedly uprooted or snapped along the path. Some even fell on power lines. Towards the end of the storm’s track, several buildings experienced damage. Stark County experienced thunderstorms Thursday evening, and at one point was placed under a tornado warning. Read more here.
An EF-0 #Tornado has been confirmed just west of Canton, #Ohio. #NWS storm survey team is still looking at additional damage and possible tracks this afternoon. More info on the confirmed tornado located here https://t.co/Ib77etRs7a #OHwx #PAwx #ThisIsCLE #CLEwx #Weather pic.twitter.com/e6yLbdTSsr— NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) March 15, 2019
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.STARK COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service confirms that two EF-0 tornadoes touched down in Stark County Thursday night. The first twister touched down around 8:15 p.m.; it started in Navarre and ended in eastern Perry Township in Stark County. According to the National Weather Service, the vast majority of the damage associated with the storm was uprooted trees and broken tree limbs. The survey team did note some minor structural damage including shingles and siding removed from a few homes.