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Tornado briefly touches down in Jackson County

Posted: 3:36 PM, Jun 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-26 17:36:28-04

The National Weather Service reported a tornado briefly touched down in Jackson County over the weekend.

The tornado touched down around 11:15 a.m. Sunday morning, just 19 miles southwest of Walden. The weather service says this was determined through social media videos, photos, public reports, spotter reports, and radar data.

No damage was reported from the tornado. The weather event is being rated an EF-0 unless there are additional reports of damage. This means winds were reported between 65-85 mph. 

The National Weather Service said this is the second documented tornado in Jackson County since 1950, the first was on May 10, 1974.