National Weather Service upgrades Linn County tornado to EF-1
The National Weather Service has upgraded a tornado that touched down in rural Linn County Tuesday afternoon from an EF-0 to an EF-1.
The tornado that traveled 1,200 feet, with a 500-foot wide path. The weather agency said maximum winds were between 65 mph and 75 mph. It touched down at 1:07 p.m.
Lebanon firefighters were called to Spencer's Dairy Farm in the area of Green Mountain Drive in Lacomb, just northeast of Lebanon, on a report that a tornado touched down there. Fire crews found two barns destroyed and three others that were damaged, at least two of those heavily.
Firefighters also found debris spread over three-quarters of mile, and several power lines and trees were blown down.
No homes were damaged, and no injuries to humans or livestock were reported.