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Tuesday storms hit area

October 27, 2010

For a few hours Tuesday, heavy winds and severe storms ravaged through Marshall County, knocking down trees and power lines along Lincolnway in Plymouth.

PLYMOUTH — While major damage seemed to be averted Tuesday, heavy winds damaged several trees and power lines in the Marshall County area.
The rest of the state wasn’t so lucky.
According to the Associated Press, a storm system rushing across the northern Midwest spawned several funnel clouds, with touchdowns near Kokomo and in Wabash.
One house is heavily damaged and six other structures have roof damage after a tornado hit east of downtown Kokomo on Tuesday.
The Journal Gazette of Fort Wayne reports the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado also hit Wabash, blowing out windows and damaging a Walmart store.
A firefighter in Wanatah says he saw a funnel cloud in the area where a barn was destroyed and two homes severely damaged.
The National Weather Service says there was significant straight line wind damage near Greenfield, with wind speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.

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