On June 1, 2022, a storm packing 70 mph winds battered Hudson, taking down trees and causing massive power outages throughout the City. It was the worst storm with the most widespread damage seen in Hudson in 20 years.
The storm that moved through Hudson and Streetsboro had unofficial wind gusts between 60-70 mph based on National Weather Service reports. While no tornado warning was issued, the wind gusts equaled an EF-0 tornado (65-85 mph). The event was not classified a tornado because the winds were widespread and not concentrated in a narrow funnel associated with a typical tornado.
Read the full report about the City's emergency response to that unprecedented storm event here.