Tornado Hits Ursuline College, No One Injured

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
July 21, 2013; 2:05 PM ET
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Early Saturday morning, a tornado moved through Ohio's Ursuline College, just east of Cleveland. It was later surveyed and classified as an EF1 tornado.

The tornado brought 110 mph winds, damaging a few buildings on campus. The school's gymnasium sustained substantial damage.

Luckily, there were only a few students on campus at the time and no one was hurt.

Campus will be closed through the weekend in order to assess the damage done.

The AP reported that two other buildings at the college that would be in need of some repair included the Dauby Science Center and Ralph M. Besse Library. There were also many trees uprooted, windows broken and debris scattered around.

In all, the tornado traveled a total of 1.3 miles.

Damage from the tornado that moved through Ohio's Ursuline College was captured in this photo, courtesy of the National Weather Service's Cleveland Office.


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