UPDATE: National Weather Service confirms seven tornadoes hit northern Indiana

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email
The National Weather Service has confirmed that seven tornadoes, ranging from EF-0 to EF-1 in intensity, struck northern Indiana Monday night.

(Courtesy of Bonnie Hoover Phillips‎)

The National Weather Service has confirmed that seven tornadoes, ranging from EF-0 to EF-1 in intensity, struck northern Indiana Monday night.

For much more information about those tornadoes and the surveys of straight-line wind damage, visit www.crh.noaa.gov...

An EF-1 tornado uprooted trees in LaGrange, where it carved a one-mile path. It touched down just west of LaGrange, on US 20. The max wind speed was 95 mph. Many trees were uprooted and snapped in half.

Kosciusko County saw two tornadoes, an EF-0 and EF-1. The tornadoes destroyed multiple barns and damaged crops.

Wabash/Kosciusko County saw an EF-1 tornado with winds reaching up to 100 mph. It touched down just west of SR 15 in a cornfield. It produced extensive tree and crop damage. On one farm, the storm destroyed a hog barn.

Marshall County suffered two tornadoes, an EF-0 and an EF-1. That was where an empty semi trailer was flipped. Many trees were also uprooted.

Whitley County saw an EF-1 tornado, less than half a mile long. The tornado destroyed a barn and a chicken coop. Many trees were damaged. A nearby horse barn lost most of its roof, and a nearby home and garage sustained minor damage.


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