UPDATE @ 6:05 p.m.
The National Weather Service confirms an EF1 tornado touched down in Phillipsburg, Ohio.
UPDATE @ 5:30 p.m.:
The National Weather service has deployed a team to the Brookville-Phillipsburg area.
Results from the survey are expected later tonight.
UPDATE @ 3:28 p.m.
All tornado warnings for the area have expired.
UPDATE @ 3:21 p.m.
Tornado warning has expired for Miami county but continues in Darke and Shelby counties until 3:30 p.m.
UPDATE @ 3:12 p.m.
A tornado warning is issued for Darke, Miami and Shelby counties until 3:30 p.m. after a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was spotted over the Bradford area.
Jenna Kesler, a firefighter in Phillipsburg, said she watched the entire Phillipsburg tornado from the fire station.
“I saw debris flying,” Kesler said.
UPDATE @ 2:40 p.m.
Tornado warnings for Darke and Miami counties have expired.
UPDATE @ 2:30 p.m.
The tornado warning for Montgomery County has been canceled.
UPDATE @ 2:18 p.m.
A second Tornado Warning has been issued for Darke, Miami and Montgomery counties that is in effect until 2:45 p.m.
A tornado is reported to have touched down between Sweet Potato Ridge and Arlington roads in Phillipsburg.
A Tornado Warning was issued this afternoon by the National Weather Service in Wilmington for four counties in the Miami Valley.
The warning was canceled shortly after 2 p.m. for Darke, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties.
The National Weather Service reported at 1:38 p.m. that a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was moving from the West Alexandria area in Preble County northeast at 25 mph.
Communities in the warning area included Trotwood, Englewood, Eaton, West Milton, Arcanum, Lewisburg, West Alexandria, Gratis, Clayton, Union, Brookville, Phillipsburg, Verona, Pitsburg and Potsdam.
The WHIO newsroom has not received any reports of damages or of an actual tornado being spotted.
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