MIAMI VALLEY — Update @ 4 p.m.:
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Wapakoneta.
Radar data and damage surveys confirmed a tornado occurred between Wapakoneta and Uniopolis in Auglaize County, according to the NWS.
Information about the intensity of the tornado is expected to be available by the end of the day.
We will update this story when that becomes available.
Update @ 12 p.m.:
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Troy in the early hours of Saturday.
They said this information is confirmed through radar data and damage reports in the area.
Information, including the intensity of the tornado is expected to be released by April 3.
Meteorologists with the National Weather Service have also confirmed that surveys will be conducted around Auglaize County today.
Crews are expected to arrive in the county this afternoon, and post the results of their surveys by this evening, according to the NWS.
Multiple reports of damage have been reported in Wapakoneta, including a greenhouse that was leveled on I-75 near OH-33 and damage to Koneta Rubber Plant.
We will update this story as those survey results are posted.
Initial Report @ 8:40 a.m.:
The National Weather Service will conduct a storm damage survey in Auglaize and Miami Counties on Saturday, following severe storms overnight.
The NWS said they will survey areas around the two counties to determine if a tornado happened and its strength.
Surveyors will examine damage near Wapakoneta in Auglaize County and Troy in Miami County.
Based on radar data, damage near Troy is believed to be caused by a tornado but a damage survey will be needed for confirmation, according to the NWS.
Anyone who observed weather-related damage is asked to report it to the National Weather Service by social media or by calling 937-383-0031.
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