On May 31 in weather history...

1895 -- Angola hit 98°.

1926 -- A tornado moved across Marion, Indiana. Hundreds of trees were uprooted.

1982 -- A tornado touched down on the southwest side of Fort Wayne at 9:48pm.

1985 -- Tornadoes swarmed across northeast Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania, and southern Ontario.

1989 -- 4" of rain fell on Saint John, Indiana in two hours, and two inches fell on Woodland, Michigan in twenty minutes.

1998 -- F0 tornadoes touched down briefly at Spencerville and Auburn (DeKalb County) and Continental (Putnam County). 81 mph winds at Hicksville (Defiance County) and 75 mph winds at Gas City (Grant County). Golf ball sized hail at Fairmount (Grant County), Hicksville, Miller City (Putnam County), Hartford City, and Montpelier (Blackford County).

2000 -- 65 mph thunderstorm winds six miles south of Wolcott (White County) and three miles west-southwest of Bunker Hill, damaging construction trailers in Miami County.

2006 -- A F0 tornado and numerous gustnadoes touched down in White County Indiana.

2013 -- Training thunderstorms developed along an outflow boundary the night of the 31st and dropped an incredible amount of rain...4 to 5.5 inches along a Rochester to Warsaw to Fort Wayne line. Widespread flooding was observed here as well with Spy Run creek in Fort Wayne cresting at a record 14.57 feet.

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