Two Families Displaced after Twister with 130 MPH Winds Hits Reynolds County

(Redford) Two families were displaced after a tornado hit their homes Friday night in Reynolds County.

Sheriff Donald Horn says these families are fortunate to not be injured or worse.

Sheriff horn tells us what part of Reynolds County got hit by the twister.

The National Weather Service has released details on the twister that hit Reynolds County Friday night.

It had peak winds at 130 miles an hour, it was 6.3 miles in length and about 300 foot wide.

It started a few miles south of Redford, it crossed Sinking Creek, then crossed five county roads and finally lifted after crossing the Black River.

The National Weather Service was also checking Iron and Madison counties for tornado damage.

They told us today they could not find evidence of a twister in either county from Friday night’s storms.


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