On Apr 6 in weather history...

1909 -- A tornado struck Fort Wayne. A tornado hit Wabash squarely, killing a woman as it destroyed her home. A third tornado touched down near Galveston, Indiana.

1938 -- Goshen received 10.5 inches of new snow.

1988 -- 92 mph winds at Goshen, 75 mph winds at Chicago, 59 mph winds at South Bend, 25 foot waves on lake Michigan.

1997 -- 60 mph non-thunderstorm winds in Lagrange County. Roof removed from Redman Industries in Topeka. Gale force winds across Michigan. Waves were 15 feet tall along the Lake Michigan shore.

2001 -- Severe storm blew a garage door and wall out of a warehouse at 4413 Dalman Road in Fort Wayne. A fence post was driven through a bedroom window in Hessen Cassel (Allen County, Indiana).

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