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http://www.standard.net/Local/2016/09/22/Tornado-briefly-touches-down-in-Riverdale-weather-service-saysWASHINGTON TERRACE — During a thunderstorm that hit Weber and Davis counties Thursday afternoon, Sept. 22, a small tornado briefly touched down in Washington Terrace, the National Weather Service said.

The tornado touched down about 4 p.m. near 4700 South and 200 East, then moved northeast, Weber County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Nate Hutchinson said. As many as 12 homes in that area were so heavily damaged they were uninhabitable.

One home at the intersection’s corner was extensively damaged, particularly its roof. Paul Sewell, who lives in the home, was inside with his wife when the tornado hit. Sewell said his wife suffered a few minor scrapes, but he was uninjured. He said their cat, Fred, wasn’t hurt either. See more…