Severe storms rip through northeastern Indiana, Ohio

Storm damage in Jay County, Indiana

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Strong and severe thunderstorms ripped through portions of northeastern Indiana and western Ohio Sunday afternoon.

According to WPTA in Fort Wayne, reports of serious structure damage, downed power lines, and debris followed a tornado warning in the area of Dunkirk and Portland, Indiana which approximately one hour south of Fort Wayne.

WPTA says a tornado was indicated in those areas as well near Lima, Ohio where 8 people were said to be injured.

Indiana Michigan Power is reporting outages over 28,750 customers.

This is a developing story.

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