Severe storm damage in Garfield County after possible tornado

Posted at 8:59 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 23:57:26-04

GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah — The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office reports a tornado touched down in Panguitch Thursday evening, causing damage to several homes.

Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed it was EF-1 tornado. 

The tornado hit a home at 609 North Main Street just before 7 p.m. and removed the structure’s roof. This also caused damage to the home located north of the first residence.

The tornado then traveled northeast, causing damage to a home at 795 North 250 East. More property damage is continuing to be reported, the sheriff’s office states.

Video posted by Aubrey Alvey Owens shows the storm over Panguitch.

Severe storms caused damage in northern Utah, including ripping the roof from a building in Layton. Another tornado confirmed by the NWS touched down in Washington Terrace, where several homes were damaged.