Tornado confirmed in Carroll County on Leesville Lake


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The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down Friday afternoon on Leesville Lake in Carroll County.

A “brief, small tornado blew down a couple of trees and caused damage to multiple docks of pontoon boats at a marina as it moved over the water,” the National Weather Service said in their report.

The tornado, which was captured on video by Keith Ott, touched down around 1:30 pm Friday, May 17. In the video, you could see the wind pick up over the water before destroying a dock and other things in its path.

This recorded tornado was Ohio’s 57th of the year, leading the nation.