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Second July 20th tornado confirmed

The local National Weather Service office has confirmed that a second tornado did touch down on July 20th. This time, it was in Michiana!  An EF-0 tornado originally formed at about 1:53 PM EDT last Friday to the south and west of Bremen, IN. It traveled 0.5 miles in 2 minutes before lifting off the ground. Peak estimated wind speeds clocked in at 70 mph.

The approximate path of the tornado. It was only half a mile long, but packed an estimated wind of 70 mph. Some damage was reported. by


Meteorologist Alex Countee was able to capture this picture of the potential debris ball (top half) and rotation (bottom half) as they appeared on radar. by

Luckily, there were no injuries or fatalities reported with this brief twister. Some damage to a barn did occur, corn was blown over, and some tree branches were broken along the Issac Sells ditch.

The first tornado from last Friday occurred in Wabash county, farther south.



Be sure to tune into ABC 57 News at 5 PM! Meteorologist Alex Countee will have more about today's development.



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