Tornado touches down at Higgins Ranch


Crystal Higgins

An EF-1 tornado damaged several buildings at the Higgins Ranch last Friday.

Just before 1 a.m. last Friday, a tornado touched down at the Higgins Ranch a few miles northeast of Ridgeway.

According to a report from the National Weather Service, the tornado was classified as an EF-1 with winds between 86 and 110 miles per hour. It was approximately 50 yards wide and on the ground for nearly 200 yards.

Crystal Higgins told the Eagle that the tornado came through at 12:44 a.m., as evidenced by a security camera that captured a few seconds of footage before power went out.

Higgins was in her home when the tornado came through and said that she could hear the wind chang...

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