Derecho Brings Widespread Damage to the Region

A powerful line of thunderstorms brought widespread wind damage to much of the Southern Great Lakes Friday June 18. Several reports of tree, structure, and crop damage were reported across the region as 60-90 mph winds roared across the area. Some areas that were hit the hardest included portions of La Porte, Berrien, and St. Joseph (IN) counties including the city of South Bend. Listed below are most of the severe reports received by the National Weather Service.  For a look at the meteorological setup, click here.

 

Map of SPC storm reports from Jun18, 2010

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
332 AM EDT SAT JUN 19 2010

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0600 PM MARINE TSTM WIND 2 NNW MICHIGAN CITY 41.74N 86.91W
06/18/2010 M71 MPH LMZ046 IN C-MAN STATION

0608 PM HAIL MICHIGAN CITY 41.71N 86.90W
06/18/2010 M1.00 INCH LAPORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

MEASURED 70-80 MPH. LARGE TREE BRANCHES DOWN.

0609 PM TSTM WND GST WANATAH 41.43N 86.90W
06/18/2010 E70 MPH LAPORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE BRANCHES DOWN

0611 PM TSTM WND GST LA PORTE 41.61N 86.72W
06/18/2010 M64 MPH LAPORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0618 PM TSTM WND DMG HESSTON 41.75N 86.66W
06/18/2010 LAPORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

LARGE LIMBS DOWN.

0620 PM TSTM WND GST 5 NW LA PORTE 41.66N 86.79W
06/18/2010 M90 MPH LA PORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0620 PM TSTM WND DMG LAGRANGE 41.64N 85.42W
06/18/2010 LAGRANGE IN EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN. SOME POLES
SNAPPED. POWER OUTAGES ON WEST SIDE OF COUNTY. SOME
TREES ON CARS AND HOUSES.

0622 PM TSTM WND DMG E ROLLING PRAIRIE 41.67N 86.62W
06/18/2010 LA PORTE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

ROOF RIPPED OFF HOUSE

0625 PM TSTM WND DMG NEW BUFFALO 41.79N 86.74W
06/18/2010 BERRIEN MI EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS REPORTS OF TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0630 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 W GROVERTOWN 41.39N 86.60W
06/18/2010 STARKE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

CORN LAID DOWN. TREES DOWN ON HOUSES. LARGE TREE
BLOCKING THE ROADWAY.

0632 PM TSTM WND GST 2 ESE BREMS 41.33N 86.67W
06/18/2010 M59 MPH STARKE IN AWOS

MEASURED WIND AT KNOX COUNTY AIRPORT AWOS

0636 PM TSTM WND GST 4 NW SOUTH BEND 41.72N 86.30W
06/18/2010 M74 MPH ST. JOSEPH IN ASOS

MEASURED GUST AT SBN ASOS

0639 PM TSTM WND DMG BUCHANAN 41.83N 86.36W
06/18/2010 BERRIEN MI TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE LIMBS DOWN

0640 PM TSTM WND GST SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 E60 MPH ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWN AND POWER OUT

0641 PM TSTM WND DMG CULVER 41.22N 86.42W
06/18/2010 MARSHALL IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN SOUTH OF CULVER.

0642 PM TSTM WND GST 1 ENE SOUTH BEND 41.69N 86.23W
06/18/2010 E70 MPH ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE LIMBS DOWN ALSO

0643 PM TSTM WND GST N SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 M79 MPH ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0643 PM TSTM WND GST 2 WNW BENTON HEIGHTS 42.14N 86.44W
06/18/2010 M62 MPH BERRIEN MI ASOS

0646 PM TSTM WND DMG W SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWN

0646 PM TSTM WND DMG NILES 41.83N 86.25W
06/18/2010 BERRIEN MI BROADCAST MEDIA

9 POWER POLES SNAPPED.

0649 PM TSTM WND DMG HESSTON 41.75N 86.66W
06/18/2010 LAPORTE IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE DOWN ON TOP OF BARN...STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

0649 PM TSTM WND GST GALIEN 41.80N 86.50W
06/18/2010 M59 MPH BERRIEN MI EMERGENCY MNGR

0650 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 ENE NILES 41.85N 86.20W
06/18/2010 CASS MI AMATEUR RADIO

TREE FELL INTO HOUSE...BATHROOM WALL

0652 PM TSTM WND DMG SAINT JOSEPH 42.11N 86.48W
06/18/2010 BERRIEN MI TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE BRANCHES DOWN

0654 PM TSTM WND DMG NE SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

NUMEROUS REPORTS OF TREES DOWN

0657 PM TSTM WND GST MONTEREY 41.16N 86.48W
06/18/2010 E70 MPH PULASKI IN TRAINED SPOTTER

NICKEL SIZED HAIL AS WELL

0700 PM TSTM WND DMG BUCHANAN 41.83N 86.36W
06/18/2010 BERRIEN MI TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWN

0707 PM TSTM WND DMG PLYMOUTH 41.34N 86.31W
06/18/2010 MARSHALL IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS THE ENTIRE COUNTY.

0710 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 N MILFORD 41.42N 85.85W
06/18/2010 KOSCIUSKO IN TRAINED SPOTTER

MULTIPLE LARGE TREES AND LIMBS DOWN. POWER POLE
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES.

0711 PM TSTM WND GST ROYAL CENTER 40.86N 86.50W
06/18/2010 E60 MPH CASS IN EMERGENCY MNGR

0712 PM TSTM WND GST 4 SE GOSHEN 41.54N 85.78W
06/18/2010 M61 MPH ELKHART IN ASOS

PEAK WIND MEASURED AT GOSHEN ASOS

0712 PM TSTM WND GST 2 SE MISHAWAKA 41.64N 86.13W
06/18/2010 M68 MPH ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0718 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 N GOSHEN 41.61N 85.83W
06/18/2010 ELKHART IN AMATEUR RADIO

4 IN LIMBS ACROSS ROAD AT INTERSECTION OF CR22 AND
MIDDLESBURG RD

0722 PM TSTM WND DMG S NEW PARIS 41.50N 85.83W
06/18/2010 ELKHART IN AMATEUR RADIO

TREE ON ROAD 1 MI N OF US6 ON SR 15

0723 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 NW LIGONIER 41.50N 85.64W
06/18/2010 NOBLE IN EMERGENCY MNGR

ROOF COMPLETELY OFF DAIRY BARN IN NORTHWEST CORNER OF
THE COUNTY. POWER LINES ALSO DOWN.

0724 PM TSTM WND GST W VANDALIA 41.92N 85.91W
06/18/2010 M68 MPH CASS MI TRAINED SPOTTER

POWER OUT ALONG M-60

0726 PM TSTM WND DMG MEXICO 40.82N 86.12W
06/18/2010 MIAMI IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREE LIMBS DOWN

0727 PM HAIL 2 NNE OSWEGO 41.34N 85.78W
06/18/2010 M1.00 INCH KOSCIUSKO IN NWS EMPLOYEE

55-60 MPH WIND GUSTS

0734 PM TSTM WND DMG SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWN ON NOTRE DAME AVE...WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES

0735 PM TSTM WND DMG N PERU 40.75N 86.07W
06/18/2010 MIAMI IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN ON POWER LINES

0736 PM TSTM WND GST 2 NE THREE RIVERS 41.97N 85.60W
06/18/2010 M79 MPH ST. JOSEPH MI AWOS

PEAK WIND AT KHAI AWOS

0737 PM TSTM WND DMG ALBION 41.40N 85.42W
06/18/2010 NOBLE IN EMERGENCY MNGR

SIGNIFICANT ROOF DAMAGE TO COMMERICAL BUILDING ON NORTH
SIDE OF COURTHOUSE SQUARE IN ALBION.

0740 PM TSTM WND GST SAINT JOSEPH 42.11N 86.48W
06/18/2010 M60 MPH BERRIEN MI TRAINED SPOTTER

0745 PM TSTM WND DMG SW GOSHEN 41.58N 85.83W
06/18/2010 ELKHART IN TRAINED SPOTTER

12 IN DIAMETER TREE SNAPPED...MULTIPLE OTHER TREES DOWN

0747 PM TSTM WND GST SHERWOOD 42.00N 85.24W
06/18/2010 E70 MPH BRANCH MI FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

ESTIMATED GUSTS OF 60-70 MPH

0749 PM TSTM WND DMG WHITE PIGEON 41.80N 85.64W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH MI TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0750 PM TSTM WND DMG W SOUTH BEND 41.68N 86.25W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH IN BROADCAST MEDIA

TREES DOWN AND A ROOF BLOWN OFF A BARN ON PINE ROAD

0755 PM TSTM WND DMG LOGANSPORT 40.75N 86.36W
06/18/2010 CASS IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN THROUGHOUT COUNTY...SOME FLASH FLOODING

0756 PM TSTM WND DMG MOUNT ETNA 40.74N 85.56W
06/18/2010 HUNTINGTON IN EMERGENCY MNGR

*** 1 FATAL *** TREE DOWN ON CAR. 1 FATAL

0758 PM TSTM WND DMG UNION CITY 42.07N 85.14W
06/18/2010 BRANCH MI EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0759 PM TSTM WND DMG BRONSON 41.87N 85.19W
06/18/2010 BRANCH MI FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0800 PM TSTM WND DMG ELKHART 41.68N 85.98W
06/18/2010 ELKHART IN TRAINED SPOTTER

24 IN DIAMETER TREE DOWN ON 1700 BLOCK OF SOUTH MAIN ST

0805 PM TSTM WND DMG SWAYZEE 40.51N 85.83W
06/18/2010 GRANT IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0805 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 WSW FLORA 40.72N 86.15W
06/18/2010 MIAMI IN EMERGENCY MNGR

LARGE TREE DOWN AT 250 S AND 400 W

0810 PM TSTM WND DMG HUNTINGTON 40.88N 85.50W
06/18/2010 HUNTINGTON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

SMALL TREE LIMBS DOWN...50 MPH WINDS

0811 PM TSTM WND GST W MARION 40.56N 85.66W
06/18/2010 M60 MPH GRANT IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0812 PM TSTM WND GST HAMILTON 41.53N 84.91W
06/18/2010 M60 MPH STEUBEN IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0812 PM TSTM WND DMG CHILI 40.86N 86.03W
06/18/2010 MIAMI IN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREE DOWN ON POWER LINES

0813 PM TSTM WND DMG KEWANNA 41.02N 86.41W
06/18/2010 FULTON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

VEHICLES DAMAGED FROM FALLEN TREES

0813 PM TSTM WND DMG ROCHESTER 41.06N 86.22W
06/18/2010 FULTON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

POWER OUT

0814 PM TSTM WND DMG CULVER 41.22N 86.42W
06/18/2010 MARSHALL IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0818 PM TSTM WND GST NEW HAVEN 41.07N 85.01W
06/18/2010 M61 MPH ALLEN IN AMATEUR RADIO

0819 PM TSTM WND DMG 6 E WHITE PIGEON 41.80N 85.53W
06/18/2010 ST. JOSEPH MI TRAINED SPOTTER

1 FT DIAMETER... 40 FT TREE DOWN

0819 PM TSTM WND DMG ALBION 41.40N 85.42W
06/18/2010 NOBLE IN EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS REPORTS OF WIND DAMAGE ACROSS THE COUNTY.
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

0821 PM TSTM WND DMG MARION 40.56N 85.66W
06/18/2010 GRANT IN TRAINED SPOTTER

NUMEROUS POWER LINES DOWN

0822 PM TSTM WND GST MARION 40.56N 85.66W
06/18/2010 M60 MPH GRANT IN TRAINED SPOTTER

0832 PM TSTM WND DMG FORT WAYNE 41.08N 85.13W
06/18/2010 ALLEN IN TRAINED SPOTTER

3 TO 4 TREES SNAPPED ON N ALLEN CO LINE RD

0835 PM TSTM WND DMG FORT WAYNE 41.08N 85.13W
06/18/2010 ALLEN IN AMATEUR RADIO

PART OF ROOF OFF OF AUTO AUCTION AT SR33 AND WASHINGTON
CTR ROAD

0838 PM TSTM WND DMG ANTWERP 41.18N 84.74W
06/18/2010 PAULDING OH EMERGENCY MNGR

SMALL TREE DOWN

0840 PM TSTM WND GST PAULDING 41.14N 84.58W
06/18/2010 M68 MPH PAULDING OH TRAINED SPOTTER

SMALL BRANCES DOWN THROUGH VILLAGE

0840 PM TSTM WND DMG COLUMBIA CITY 41.16N 85.49W
06/18/2010 WHITLEY IN EMERGENCY MNGR

CONSTRUCTION TRAILERS OVERTURNED AT HOSPITAL AT US 30
AND 205

0842 PM TSTM WND DMG BRONSON 41.87N 85.19W
06/18/2010 BRANCH MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES...TREE FELL ON PARKED CAR

0859 PM TSTM WND DMG HILLSDALE 41.92N 84.63W
06/18/2010 HILLSDALE MI EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0905 PM TSTM WND DMG MIDDLEBURY 41.68N 85.71W
06/18/2010 ELKHART IN TRAINED SPOTTER

POWER OUT ACROSS TOWN

0910 PM TSTM WND DMG NAPOLEON 41.39N 84.13W
06/18/2010 HENRY OH EMERGENCY MNGR

TREE DOWN ON RIVERVIEW

0911 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NW WAUSEON 41.57N 84.17W
06/18/2010 FULTON OH EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN ON US 20 AT CTY RD 13

0913 PM TSTM WND GST BLUFFTON 40.74N 85.17W
06/18/2010 M60 MPH WELLS IN TRAINED SPOTTER

POWER OUT THROUGHOUT TOWN

0923 PM TSTM WND GST COLUMBUS GROVE 40.92N 84.06W
06/18/2010 M61 MPH PUTNAM OH TRAINED SPOTTER

0930 PM TSTM WND DMG CONTINENTAL 41.10N 84.27W
06/18/2010 PUTNAM OH EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN AND POWER OUT

0936 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 W GILBOA 41.02N 83.96W
06/18/2010 PUTNAM OH TRAINED SPOTTER

LARGE TREE DOWN ON TOP OF POWER LINES.

0940 PM TSTM WND DMG FORT WAYNE 41.08N 85.13W
06/18/2010 ALLEN IN EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN...US 30 CLOSED DUE
TO POWER LINES OVER ROAD AT BUSINESS 30 AND 300 W

0943 PM TSTM WND DMG HILLSDALE 41.92N 84.63W
06/18/2010 HILLSDALE MI AMATEUR RADIO

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN


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