Severe thunderstorm warning issued for southwest Elkhart County
Posted on June 12, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.
ELKHART — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwest Elkhart County.
The warning is in effect until 9 p.m. as strong thunderstorms caused by a rare derecho weather system sweep through the area.
The storms could bring wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour and golf ball-sized hail.
Extensive damage to roofs, windows, trees and power lines is likely.