National Weather Service confirms several tornadoes in Michiana

By: Matt Deitchley, Jeff Blevins Email
By: Matt Deitchley, Jeff Blevins Email

It could have been so much worse. That's what authorities are saying after a number of tornadoes swept through the Michiana area last night leaving a path of destruction behind, luckily nobody was injured.

We more information on where those twisters hit, and just how powerful they were.

The National Weather Service says an EF2 tornado began near the intersection of Stevensville-Baroda and Marrs Road in Stevensville. It then traveled nearly four miles to Scottdale Road, just north of Berrien Springs.

A second tornado began just north of Berrien Springs this one was an EF1. It started along Linco Road and continued a 1.5 miles east to South Niles Road.

In Cass County, Michigan an EF1 tornado began a half mile from Southwestern Michigan College near Dowagiac. This tornado traveled three miles, and ended near route 62.

Finally, in St. Joseph County, Michigan an EF2 tornado touched down in an open field southwest of Constantine and traveled 11 miles to Fawn Road.

The damage left behind by the severe storms was extensive.

The most powerful was an EF3 tornado that traveled through Cass and Miami Counties in Indiana. A separate tornado, an EF1, touched down in Cass County.

White County also saw an EF0 Tornado that continued into Carroll County.

For all the details on the tornadoes overnight, check out the report from the National Weather Service:

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php?site=iwx&product=PNS&issuedby=iwx


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