Severe Weather Hits Butler County
A line of heavy thunderstorms moved through the region on Sunday, resulting in heavy rain, wind, and a possible tornado touchdown in western Butler County.
The National Weather Service will be in Butler County today in the Huntsville/Quality area investigating to determine if damage there was caused by a twister. Structures including a double wide mobile home and a barn were damaged in the storms that passed through the area between four and five pm on Sunday.
In neighboring Muhlenberg county much damage was reported in the Greenville area. The weather service will be visiting those areas, as well as areas in Todd and Logan Counties to determine if any tornados were on the ground yesterday.
At around 4 p.m. weather spotters near Muhlenberg county reported a rain-wrapped funnel cloud in the area. Shortly after reports of a twister on the ground began to flood into Muhlenberg county emergency management.
Nationwide several twisters were tracked and confirmed on Sunday, with the heaviest damage reported in Illinois and Missouri.