Severe storms roll throguh Elkhart County overnight
ELKHART — There was a storm last night?
It was windy and it rained, but after all of the warnings, Elkhart County experienced severe thunderstorms and not much else.
From South Bend to Elkhart, rainfall totals ranged from a half-inch to 1 inch, according to Courtney Obergfell, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service. Heavier rainfall between 1 and 4 inches fell mostly south of U.S. 30.
Isolated cell storms began in the early evening Wednesday, June 12, in Illinois before solidifying and moving through Michiana until the early morning hours Thursday, June 13. A derecho hadn’t formed as of Thursday morning.
Elkhart County dispatchers did not have any damage reports as of 9:30 a.m. Thurday morning.
Indiana Michigan Power reported that 1,037 customers were without power in St. Joseph County and none in Elkhart County as of 5:15 a.m. Thursday. The utility also reported more than 10,000 outages through Cass, Berrien and Van Buren counties in Michigan. NIPSCO had no reported outages in Elkhart County.