On Oct 24 in weather history...

1967 -- Two F1 and two F2 tornadoes, all within 30 minutes of each other, touched down in Saint Joseph Indiana, Elkhart, and Kosciusko counties around suppertime.

2001 -- This area's second largest tornado outbreak (tied with the Palm Sunday outbreak of April 11, 1965) took place as ten tornadoes spun across the region. Two of the tornadoes produced F3 damage in St. Joseph County Indiana and Putnam County Ohio. There were two fatalities, one in LaPorte County and one the following January in Saint Joseph County, Indiana. Click here for more details. Elsewhere...70 mph winds blew threw Grovertown (Starke County). Roof damage occurred near Kewanna (Fulton County Indiana). Hail 1.75" in diameter fell two miles east of Columbia City and in Ottoville (Putnam County). A house near Waterloo (DeKalb County) lost its roof. A barn was destroyed seven miles north of Coldwater. A shed and a barn were destroyed three miles east of Camden (Hillsdale County).


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