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National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado struck St. Joseph

Several homes were damaged in Tuesday's storm
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Posted at 5:33 AM, Mar 30, 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two homes were damaged Tuesday night when severe storms rolled through the St. Joseph area.

A tornado warning was issued for the area at about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. According to St. Joseph police, no injuries were reported.

The two homes had their roofs and windows damaged. There is also extensive damage to the back of one of the homes.

The National Weather Service announced Wednesday morning that its survey team had determined a tornado struck in eastern St. Joseph during the storm.

The survey team later confirmed that it was an EF-1 tornado with winds up to 90 miles per hour and a path length of 0.3 miles.

Large tree branches could also be seen down in the area. One was seen lying on a truck.

Sirens did go off in the area because a tornado warning was issued.

This is a developing story and will be updated. KSHB 41 crews are at the scene.