June 22nd 2006 Macroburst Wind Event

A fast moving squall line blasted portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio the afternoon of June 22nd with widespread wind damage noted over a large area streching along an west-east line from Logansport Indiana to Lima Ohio.  Peak winds up to 85 mph within the macroburst area were estimated to have occurred with widespread damage to trees...crops and homes.  Particularly hard hit areas included southeast Cass county, the towns of Miami, Marion, Van Buren, Liberty Center, Willshire and Lima.  In addition...several weak...brief tornadoes occurred in Van Wert and Allen counties.

Damage maps...including some pictures of the damage are shown below...

Indiana / Northwest Ohio damage maps
Indiana damage map Northwest Ohio damage map

Notable damage pictures
Miami county Marion Lima - Shawnee road
Tornado damage near Beavertown Garage destroyed Shed destroyed
Barn destroyed east of Willshire Lima Airport Lima Airport

06/24/2006 TH

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