1917 -- South Bend's earliest killing frost.
2000 -- Severe storms blew trees and power lines down across much of the area. Two hundred miles of power lines were pulled down across Fulton County, Indiana. Lightning struck a barn six miles east of Warsaw, burning it and its contents. Up to 5" of rain in Kosciusko, Whitley, and DeKalb counties caused flooding, stranding some people in their cars. 59 mph winds in Columbia City.