Tornadoes Tear Through Buildings In Western Ohio, Eastern Indiana

 Thursday, June 9, 2022


Multiple tornadoes hit throughout Ohio Wednesday, leading to several severe damage reports, mass power outages and harrowing sights in the state.

The most serious threat took place early Wednesday evening in Tipp City, Ohio, just outside of Dayton and at a midway point between Cincinnati and Columbus.

Around 6:22 p.m. EDT, a large tornado hit near Tipp City, causing major damage to a Meijer Distribution Center in the area.

Tipp City’s Chief of Police, Greg Adkins, stated that no injuries were reported at the distribution center as of 7:44 p.m. EDT, and that no injuries were suffered at the multiple businesses destroyed in the city during the event.

The Tipp City tornado was not the first to touch down in Ohio Wednesday, as the threats began earlier in the afternoon in Darke County, about 30 miles west of Tipp City. The tornado hit at approximately 5:30 p.m. EDT, followed by another tornado forming near Troy, Ohio, with some reports of damage made as of 6:10 p.m. EDT.