On Jun 28 in weather history...

1924 -- Ohio's deadliest tornado. It moved from Sandusky at 4:35pm where it was half a mile wide, across Lake Erie for 25 miles, to Lorain at 5:14pm, which was severely damaged. 85 people were killed, $12 million damage.

1930 -- The Fort Wayne Weather Bureau office (now the National Weather Service) moved from the Shoaff Building to the Wayne Pharmacal Building at Harrison and Brackenridge streets.

1934 -- Plymouth hit 105°.

1957 -- 5.49" of rain soaked Portland, Indiana.

1975 -- Lee Trevino and two other golfers were struck by lightning at the Western Open in Oak Brook, Illinois.

1977 -- A small tornado hit Churubusco, Indiana at 10:15pm.

1980 -- Three minutes before three o'clock in the morning, a tornado blew off much of the fourth floor of a furniture store in South Bend. A half-ton trailer was blown across the street.

1994 -- A young boy was killed by lightning as he fished in the Saint Joseph River in South Bend.

1998 -- Fort Wayne's warmest June low temperature: 77°. Golf ball sized hail across Fulton County, Indiana.

2003 -- 58 mph winds blew trees down in Fort Wayne and across much of extreme southern Michigan. Six miles southeast of Cassopolis a tree fell on a church tent injuring four people.

2012 -- Hottest temperatures since the 1988 Drought are recorded in many locations. Fort Wayne ties the All-time record of 106°.


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