Indiana

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes touched down near Lafayette, Wabash on Thursday

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service says two tornadoes touched down in Indiana, causing damage near Lafayette and Wabash.

The weather service says no injuries were reported when the EF-1 tornadoes with wind speeds about 100 mph touched down Thursday afternoon.

The weather service says the tornado near Lafayette was only on the ground for about 50 yards, damaging a guard shack and construction trailer at a Wabash National facility on Lafayette’s south side.

The other tornado touched down about three miles northwest of Wabash and skipped for about three-fourths of a mile, damaging a farm building and tearing the roof off a nearby pole barn, knocked a mobile home on its block foundation, and damaged a porch on a home and a wooden playground set.

Related posts

Pet food recall issued over salmonella concerns

Tommie Lee

Man accused of robbing Low Bobs sentenced by plea agreement

Alyssa Foster

Fort Wayne officer pleads guilty to rape charge

95.3 MNC