A tornado touched down in Goshen Township on Wednesday, the National Weather Service confirmed, causing damage to at least two businesses, homes and the township's fire station.
According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched ground just after 3 p.m. It was located northeast of Newtonsville around 3:20 p.m., moving east at 35 mph, forecasters said.
A tornado warning was issued for Clermont and Brown counties at 3:15 p.m., but has since been lifted.
On social media, Goshen residents posted photos and videos of damaged buildings and fallen trees.
Severe weather: Tornado confirmed in Goshen
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Scenes from Goshen Township after a tornado was confirmed to have touched down not long ago. pic.twitter.com/tmqfFVjlnv
— FOX19 NOW (@FOX19) July 6, 2022
— Frank Marzullo (@FOX19Frank) July 6, 2022
Tree down in Goshen. This is near where a tornado touched down. pic.twitter.com/bLOZnNtmc4
— Ken Baker (@KenBakerTV) July 6, 2022
— Brad Maushart (@BraaadWx) July 6, 2022
KAB Insurance Services, which has an office located at 6746 Dick Flynn Blvd., sustained severe damage from the tornado.
On Facebook, business co-owner Eric Beavers said his staff was trapped inside the building as its walls collapsed. No one was injured as they hid underneath a table, the post read.
— Chad (@ChadBlue83) July 6, 2022
🚨BREAKING NEWS… I’m live on the scene in Goshen Township near the Kroger on Highway 28. Clear evidence hear of a tornado touchdown! All State insurance building is destroyed. Heavy damage to a driving school. Also damage to KROGER. @wxix @fox19 pic.twitter.com/f8HVFfyvOI
— Steve Norris (@SteveNorrisTV) July 6, 2022
Nearby, the Goshen Township Fire Department, located on Ohio-28, was also hit, Fox 19 reporter Ken Brown tweeted.
— Ken Brown (@Fox19KenBrown) July 6, 2022
Severe thunderstorm warnings are still in place for parts of Brown Adams, Pike, Highland and Scioto counties until 5 p.m. National Weather Service forecasters said residents should expect 60 mph wind gusts and damage to trees and power lines.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Tornado in Goshen Township, Ohio. See the damage