GREATER LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A line of strong storms moved through the area late Friday night into early Saturday morning. The event started with several strong Friday evening. Video submitted by viewers showed a funnel cloud in the sky outside of Oxford.
As the night progressed a line of strong storms raced through the WLFI viewing are bringing heavy rain and strong gusts of wind between 1 and 2:30 a.m.
According to WLFI Chief Meteorologist Chad Evans, minor damage was reported in Kentland, Chalmers, Rensselaer and Burlington. Most reports were of downed limbs with Kentland reporting power pole down and Chalmers reporting minor roof damage to a home.
Just north of Frankfort there were reports of pea size hail.
Some of the measured gust reported where:
72 mph: 4 Miles Northeast of Lebanon
71 mph: East of Earl Park
63 mph: Jasper County Airport
60 mph: Kentland
59 mph: Fowler
59 mph: Rensselaer
56 mph: Burlington
55 mph: 2 Miles East of Lafayette
55 mph: Covington
53 mph: Grissom Air Reserve Base
48mph: Pine Village
48 mph: WLFI-TV
47 mph: Monticello
47 mph: Purdue Airport
47 mph: Frankfort
44 mph: Morocco
43 mph: Cass County Airport
40 mph: Crawfordsville
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