NORTH WEBSTER — The National Weather Service in North Webster issued a statement regarding a tornado that touched down in the North Webster area Monday night, Aug. 10.
The tornado was part of a large storm that passed through Indiana, causing some damage and power outages across the region.
The tornado reached peak winds estimated at 90 mph, traveled for 1.5 miles and lasted for three minutes.
According to the report, the tornado touched down at 6:56 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10. Trees were snapped west of SR 13. The tornado then crossed SR 13, resulting in a notable path of trees snapped and broken limbs. The debris was scattered throughout a nearby church parking lot. The church sustained a loss of roof covering.
Additional areas of tree damage were noted farther to the east-southeast. Some homes sustained damage as a result of falling trees and branches. The tornado then crossed out over Lake Webster and dissipated.
No injuries have been reported as a result of this tornado.
There were reports of apparent funnel clouds seen near Nappanee and Burket on Monday night, but the weather service did not mention anything about those.