- Associated Press - Sunday, July 22, 2018

MOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a survey team has confirmed that a tornado touched down Friday in central Indiana’s Madison County, destroying a barn.

The weather service said Saturday the EF-1 tornado with estimated peak winds of 100 mph also damaged trees and flipped a storage shed onto its side in the unincorporated village of Moonville, about 20 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The storm left a path of damage 30 yards wide and a quarter-mile long.

There were no injuries.

Madison County Emergency Management Agency spokesman Todd Harmeson tells The Herald Bulletin a local resident photographed the tornado “from a safe distance.”

The tornado was among the severe weather spawned Friday across Indiana, including storms that damaged about 20 homes in southern Indiana’s Harrison County and produced golf ball-sized hail.



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