UPDATE: Cleanup underway in Michiana following storms

Cleanup is underway across the Michiana region after last night's storms brought forceful straight line winds that caused damage. Everything from downed tree limbs, power lines, and damaged homes.

Several roads in Berrien and Cass Counties were blocked overnight because of storm damage. Hipps Hollow Road and Pucker Road were both closed in Cass County because of tree limbs. Authorities working to clear the road tell us they don't expect Pucker Road to be cleared possibly until Monday morning.

The worst of the storms struck just north of Kokomo near the Grissom Air Force Base along U.S. 31, where a tornado touched down, tearing through multiple houses.

Several counties in MIchiana were under tornado warnings and watches Saturday night, but by 1:15 a.m. most had expired.

Tornado warnings in Berrien, St. Joseph, Cass, Elkhart, LaGrange, Marshall, LaPorte and Starke counties have expired.

LaGrange, Kosciusko, Elkhart, Marshall, Noble, and St. Joseph Counties were all under a severe thunderstorm warning until about 1:30, which brought heavy rain, high winds, hail and lightning.

All of northern Indiana and Southern Michigan is still under a tornado watch until 5:00 am Sunday morning.

Berrien County Police are reporting heavy damage and trees down across roads, especially in Baroda and Berrien Springs.

The worst of the storms struck just north of Kokomo near the Grissom Air Force Base along U.S. 31, where a tornado touched down, tearing through multiple houses.


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