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National Weather Service confirms July 4 tornado in southern Indiana

A logo is displayed Jan. 24, 2023, in the National Weather Service at Indianapolis. (WISH Photo)

CORYDON, Ind. (WISH) — The National Weather Service in Louisville on Friday confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in southern Indiana on Thursday afternoon.

A survey report from the NWS says the tornado began in Harrison County, just west of IN 135 north of Corydon around 1:05 p.m. Thursday. It traveled just under a mile, and reached wind speeds up to 85 mph.

The tornado uprooted and twisted several trees and downed powerlines. A maple tree was said to have fallen on a car.

It also caused shingle damage to a two-story home and destroyed an outbuilding on the home’s property.

No injuries were reported.