George Hiotis

Tornado Sirens Sound After Funnel Cloud Spotted

by George Hiotis on July 11, 2011 at 4:01 am

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office sounded a tornado siren today after a Coshocton County Fire Fighter reported seeing a funnel cloud in the area of Maple Avenue and Northpointe Drive. Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says the funnel cloud did not touch the ground. There have not been any other reported sightings since that incident. The National Weather Service Has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warming for our region until 4:30pm.  The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says there were some funnel clouds spotted in the Somerset and Thornville areas, but not tornado touchdown.