On Apr 8 in weather history...

1972 -- South Bend's coldest April temperature: 11°.

1980 -- A tornado was reported four miles east of Redkey, Indiana. Barns were destroyed.

1995 -- A sixteen-year-old boy was struck and killed by lightning at Riverton High School in Montezuma, Indiana.

1998 -- 1" diameter hail at Wetsel (Van Wert County) and Cloverdale (Putnam County). Power lines blown down from Preble to Decatur (Adams County).

2001 -- Hail 1" in diameter was reported in Goshen.

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