Forecasters say one of the tornadoes with wind gusts of 105 mph and higher hit near Reading, striking the Blue Mountain Adventist Elementary School in Hamburg and tearing through classrooms.
Officials with the Jay County Fair had to close the midway Tuesday because of flooding caused by heavy rains. It’s expected to be open Wednesday evening, but that could change if more rain enters the area.
A thunderstorm with heavy rains and high winds moved across the Las Vegas area, flooding roads and knocking out power to hundreds.
It could take weeks to dry out a house enough so it can be repaired. Wood should have a moisture content of less than 15 percent.
Pictures of the damage left behind from June’s storms and flooding at Fort Wayne parks.
In the nearly 24 hours since the Army Corp of Engineers began releasing more water from dams on Roush Lake and the Salamonie Reservoir, not much has changed.according to an official with Wabash County Emergency Management.
Indiana Michigan Power completely restored power just before noon to customers who lost service as a result of Saturday’s storms. At one point 32,000 customers were without power.
Water is being released from dams at Roush Lake and the Salamonie Reservoir because of record rainfall so officials are taking precautions in case that excess water flowing into the Wabash River creates extreme flooding.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.3-magnitude temblor was recorded Tuesday morning northeast of Union City. There were no reports of damage or injuries.
The cleanup continues in Fort Wayne following Saturday’s storm that caused damage throughout the city.
Experts say because of the soggy soil, it may be best to remove leaning trees before they fall.
Indiana Michigan Power has more than 350 crew members working around the clock to restore power. Line workers from outside Indiana are even helping.