WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Northern and north central Indiana bore the brunt of severe weather Wednesday into Thursday, with numerous reports of property damage and two unconfirmed reports of tornadoes.
The tornadoes were reported in White and Cass counties. One report came from the north side of Monticello, the other from the Georgetown area.
The area saw strong winds as the storms rolled southeast from the Chicago area during the evening hours. Some wind gusts topped 70 miles per hour.
Hail measuring more than one inch in diameter was also reported. Vehicles were damaged in Winamac, according to the National Weather Service storm reports.
There were no immediate reports of any injuries from Wednesday's storms.
Storm damage/activity reports:
West of Winamac to Winamac: 1.75-inch hail, damaged vehicles
West of Rochester: Rotating wall cloud reported
Sitka: Funnel cloud reported
North of Georgetown (Cass Co.): Brief tornado touchdown reported (unconfirmed by officials)
Rossville: Trees down over roads
Denver: Route 19 closed due to fallen trees and power lines
Delphi: One-inch hail reported
East of Rochester: Three-foot diameter tree limb on house
Francesville: Estimated wind gust of 50 miles per hour
Francesville: Pea-sized hail reported
Near Onward: Wind gust of 80 miles per hour
Macy: Many power lines down
Camden: Trees and power lines Down
North of Monticello: Brief tornado touchdown reported (unconfirmed by officials)
Monticello: Wind gust of 80 mph measured near Indiana Beach with trees and power lines reported down in the area
Wolcott: Measured wind gust of 65 miles per hour with 45 miles per hour sustained winds reported for 15 minutes
Mt. Ayr: Measured wind gust of 69 miles per hour
Mt. Ayr: Two to 8-inch diameter tree branches/limbs down
Goodland: Trees down
Wheatfield: Estimated wind gust of 60 miles per hour
Fowler: Measured wind gust of 64 miles per hour, siding torn off a house
Monon: Estimated wind gust of 70 miles per hour
North of Kokomo: Measured wind gust of 70 miles per hour
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