An EF-0 tornado with winds of about 80 mph touched down Friday afternoon about one mile east-northeast of the Perry County town of Troy.
The city of Fort Wayne said more than 300 volunteers have filled sandbags and helped neighbors across the city since Thursday.
The Army Corp of Engineers started releasing water at 9 p.m. Friday and has continued to do so through the weekend.
While three counties were under disaster declarations as of Friday, officials want to remind people that the nice weather on Saturday doesn’t mean the fight against flooding is over.
A stormy weather system that once was Tropical Storm Bill prompted flood warnings across the Ozarks and mid-Mississippi Valley early Friday, even before rains began to fall there in earnest.
City officials said the significant decrease in the river level will help with any flooding concerns this week.
An emergency shelter that opened in Decatur Thursday afternoon will close at noon on Friday as flood waters are no longer getting any higher.
Volunteers are helping to raise the height of a levee in a Waynedale neighborhood.
Emergency crews helped a man who became stranded on top of his van in Adams County Wednesday night.
Flooding problems began early Tuesday morning. Now more flooding is expected with more heavy rain in Thursday’s forecast.
Rivers rising in Adams County are causing a lot of flooding frustrations.
Several homes have been deemed uninhabitable after utilities were turned off and water got into many of the homes along the Fairfield Ditch.
City officials said 22 pumps are in place around Fort Wayne to help with flooded areas.
Around 30 people were evacuated from their homes in Andrews Tuesday morning.
With more rain in the forecast, residents said they don’t know where they’ll stay to wait for the water to go down.
Photos taken following heavy rains that caused significant flooding throughout northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
Monthly rainfall totals are jumping off the page. So far officially the airport has received 6.65″ of rainfall.
The Emergency Management Agency in Adams County is still seeking volunteers to help with sandbagging efforts.