Northern Indiana Storm Brings 65 MPH Winds

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) _ Authorities in northern Indiana responded to numerous reports of trees and limbs down on houses and cars after a severe thunderstorm storm with winds of up to 65 mph passed Wednesday afternoon, but there were no immediate reports of significant injuries or damage.


Media reported a woman in Osceola, 10 miles east of South Bend, was taken to Elkhart General Hospital complaining of neck and back pain after a tree fell on the vehicle she was driving. The weather service says trees were reported down from South Bend all the way to the Ohio state line. There also were some isolated reports of half-inch sized hail.


Indiana Michigan Power Co. reported more than 5,000 customers in DeKalb, Elkhart, St. Joseph and Allen counties were without power Wednesday evening.