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Two Tornadoes Reported In Steuben County
Monday Jun 11, 2018 10:48am
Angola, IN

By: Tim Murray

Damage from Saturday's tornado in Steuben County (photo courtesy of WLKI News)

(ANGOLA) – A National Weather Service assessment team confirmed Sunday two tornadoes touched down near Angola Saturday evening.

The first was a weak but multi-funnel EF0 that traveled seven-tenths of a mile with winds around 80 mile per hour. It started at 6:30 PM and lasted only a minute. Witnesses said it touched down in a field then intensified as it moved east northeast and removed a portion of a roof. It damaged two barns and crossed 150 West where it snapped and uprooted numerous trees before lifting.

The second was a weak EF1 tornado that traveled nine-tenths of a mile causing extensive tree damage along a railroad and some minor roof damage. It started at 6:34 PM and lasted nearly six minutes with peak winds around 90 miles per hour.

Downed trees and limbs caused power outages throughout Steuben County. In addition, heavy rainfall caused areas of flooding.


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