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Storm Moving through the South; Pacific Storm to Impact the West this Weekend

A storm is expected to develop over the southern High Plains today and track to the Mid-Atlantic through Friday with showers and thunderstorms. On the northern edge, snow, ice, and/or a wintry mix is possible over the central Plains. A significant storm is expected to arrive late Friday through the weekend with rain, heavy mountain snow, and gusty winds for much of the West. Read More >

Overview

Severe storms developed across portions of the Northern Indiana (IWX) forecast area early on the morning of August 12th, 2021. Wind gusts of 55 to 60 mph were measured, but pockets of higher end severe wind gusts ranging from 65 to 75 mph were estimated based off of the damage reports and photos. Wind damage reports came in from several locations in Northern Indiana and southern Lower Michigan starting from around 5 am EDT and ending around 7:30 am EDT. Counties especially hard hit were Elkhart, Marshall, and Kosciusko Counties in Indiana; in addition to St. Joseph/Branch/Hillsdale Counties in Michigan. Click the tabs below to view photos, radar imagery, storm reports, rainfall amounts, and environmental data from this event.  Thank you to those who submitted photos and reports of wind speeds and damage, in addition to storm photos and rainfall reports.

 

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