Tornado Touches Down In Defiance County
By: Beth Swary - Monday, July 31, 2023

Area of tornado in Defiance County via Google Maps

DEFIANCE COUNTY, OH - A Tornado touched down in Defiance County, Ohio on Saturday, July 29.

The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana determined a tornado touched down north of Hicksville in Defiance County.

Reports state an E-F1 was confirmed north of Buckskin Road and west of Casebeer Road.

The tornado made its way north and east, causing damage to multiple barns, and a home.

Windspeeds were estimated to reach up to 90 m.p.h. and the tornado had a width of about 100 yards.

Although the tornado was on the ground for only a minute it traveled 0.72 miles.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.


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