NWS Confirms EF2 Tornado Touched Down In Beaver County, Ranking The Area’s Strongest Since 1985

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The NWS has confirmed two tornadoes touched down following strong storms that tore through the area overnight.

NWS Pittsburgh says a tornado touched down in Leetonia, Ohio.

After surveying the Beaver Falls area, they determined a tornado also hit Beaver County. It’s rated an EF2, which the NWS says makes it the strongest tornado in the county since May 31 of 1985.

The National Weather Service reported a radar observed a tornado touched down around 10 p.m.

Crews were sent out to survey both Leetonia and Beaver Falls. Strong storms tore through much of our area Wednesday night.

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