Storms, likely tornado leaves path of destruction in county


A mobile home trailer lays on its side in front of a heavily damaged Union Townships home.

A mobile home trailer lays on its side in front of a heavily damaged Union Townships home.


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Trees twisted like toothpicks and a heavily damaged home show the intensity of the storm that swept through Miami County on Monday.


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An overhead view of some of the damage along Calumet Road following a line of storms that produced tornadic activity in Miami County on Monday evening.


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A Union Township barn appears to have taken a hit from what is believed to be a tornado. The confirmation of a tornado in Miami County will not be made until at least Wednesday afternoon, according to Myron Padgett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington.


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This mobile home park on State Route 55 near Laura suffered significant damage in the storm. At least one mobile home sustained heavy damage with a number of others shifted off their foundations.


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A Union Township neighborhood bears the scars from Monday’s storms. Much of the roof is missing from a home while several outbuildings were flattened.


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Miami County Highway Department crews were up early on Tuesday beginning the task of clearing debris from roadways.


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One of the areas in Union Township that took a direct hit from Monday’s storm.


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A mobile home trailer lays on its side in front of a heavily damaged Union Townships home.

Trees twisted like toothpicks and a heavily damaged home show the intensity of the storm that swept through Miami County on Monday.

An overhead view of some of the damage along Calumet Road following a line of storms that produced tornadic activity in Miami County on Monday evening.

A Union Township barn appears to have taken a hit from what is believed to be a tornado. The confirmation of a tornado in Miami County will not be made until at least Wednesday afternoon, according to Myron Padgett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

This mobile home park on State Route 55 near Laura suffered significant damage in the storm. At least one mobile home sustained heavy damage with a number of others shifted off their foundations.

A Union Township neighborhood bears the scars from Monday’s storms. Much of the roof is missing from a home while several outbuildings were flattened.

Miami County Highway Department crews were up early on Tuesday beginning the task of clearing debris from roadways.

One of the areas in Union Township that took a direct hit from Monday’s storm.

A mobile home trailer lays on its side in front of a heavily damaged Union Townships home.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage1-1.jpgA mobile home trailer lays on its side in front of a heavily damaged Union Townships home. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

Trees twisted like toothpicks and a heavily damaged home show the intensity of the storm that swept through Miami County on Monday.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage2-1.jpgTrees twisted like toothpicks and a heavily damaged home show the intensity of the storm that swept through Miami County on Monday. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

An overhead view of some of the damage along Calumet Road following a line of storms that produced tornadic activity in Miami County on Monday evening.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage3-1.jpgAn overhead view of some of the damage along Calumet Road following a line of storms that produced tornadic activity in Miami County on Monday evening. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

A Union Township barn appears to have taken a hit from what is believed to be a tornado. The confirmation of a tornado in Miami County will not be made until at least Wednesday afternoon, according to Myron Padgett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage4-1.jpgA Union Township barn appears to have taken a hit from what is believed to be a tornado. The confirmation of a tornado in Miami County will not be made until at least Wednesday afternoon, according to Myron Padgett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

This mobile home park on State Route 55 near Laura suffered significant damage in the storm. At least one mobile home sustained heavy damage with a number of others shifted off their foundations.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage5-1.jpgThis mobile home park on State Route 55 near Laura suffered significant damage in the storm. At least one mobile home sustained heavy damage with a number of others shifted off their foundations. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

A Union Township neighborhood bears the scars from Monday’s storms. Much of the roof is missing from a home while several outbuildings were flattened.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage6-1.jpgA Union Township neighborhood bears the scars from Monday’s storms. Much of the roof is missing from a home while several outbuildings were flattened. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

Miami County Highway Department crews were up early on Tuesday beginning the task of clearing debris from roadways.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage7-1.jpgMiami County Highway Department crews were up early on Tuesday beginning the task of clearing debris from roadways. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved

One of the areas in Union Township that took a direct hit from Monday’s storm.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_052819mju_damage8-1.jpgOne of the areas in Union Township that took a direct hit from Monday’s storm. Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today ©2019 Mike Ullery |Miami Valley Today, All rights reserved