The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for east central Fulton County, southern Kosciusko County and Northern Wabash County effective until 4:30 p.m.
At 3:50 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located near Rochester moving east at 20 mph. Reports of quarter sized hail and wind gusts of 60 mph have been reported. Hail damage to vehicles is expected as well as possible wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
Locations impacted include North Manchester, Akron, Burket, Silver Lake, Claypool, Athens, Sevastopol, Beaver Dam, Beaver Dam Lake, Disko, Packerton, Laketon, Sideney and Liberty Mills.
Residents in the line of the storm are advised to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building for protection.