KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — At 6 p.m. the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Wabash County, Whitley County and southern Kosciusko County until 6:45 p.m.
Right before 6 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located near Akron, nine miles northwest of North Manchester, moving east at 45 mph.
Hazards included 60 mph with gusts and penny size hail. NWS expects damage to roofs, sidings and trees.
Locations impacted include: Columbia City, North Manchester, Tri-lakes, South Whitley, Akron, Pierceton, Claypool, Larwill, Burket, Sidney, Laud, Lorane, Collamer, Liberty Mills, Raber, Beaver Dam Lake, Sevastopol, Beaver
Dam, Luther and Peabody.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.