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Three rounds of severe storms that began the afternoon of June 13th and continued into the overnight hours led to a significant swath of straight line wind damage. At the Fort Wayne Airport, a wind gust of 98 mph from the severe storm was recorded. This led to significant damage in the Fort Wayne area. This was the strongest wind gust ever recorded at the Fort Wayne International Airport (previous record was 91 mph June 30th, 2012). Other wind measurements ranged from 50 to 75 mph, thanks to an extremely favorable environment for severe storms. The Storm Prediction Center has declared this event meets the criteria for a derecho. Hail up to golf ball sized and nuisance flooding were also reported. As of 2 am 6/14/22, no tornadoes were reported/confirmed. This page will be updated throughout the day on 6/14/22 as we survey/gather reports on storm damage. If you have a report of damage, submit it to us via our webpage here. Be sure to include the time, the event (weather or damage), and the location when submitting a report. 

Last update to this page: 6/14/22 10:50 am EDT

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