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EF-2 Tornado Confirmed in Washington & Knox Co.



The National Weather Service says at least 26 tornadoes touched down in Indiana on Sunday.

That's the second-biggest twister outbreak in state history.

Meteorologist John Kwiatkowski  says Indiana's most active tornado day was June 2, 1990, when 33 tornadoes touched down.

The National Weather Service says EF-2 tornadoes, packing winds of 111 to 135 miles an hour, touched down in southern Knox County and the City of Washington Sunday.

A tornado destroyed four homes in Knox County.

In Washington, nine homes were destroyed and 52 were heavily damaged.

Several others received minor damage.

There were no injuries in either Washington or Knox County.

Governor Mike Pence toured the destruction left by Sunday's severe weather Monday.  

He made stops in Kokomo, Lebanon and Washington.

Pence says the first step toward recovery is assessing damage

Washington residents who need assistance or would like to volunteer for relief efforts should contact Angela Quast at 812-698-0006.