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5 more tornadoes confirmed in northern Indiana

Six tornadoes hit northern Indiana early Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

(Sharon Hernandez)
Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 2, 2014 at 7:50 p.m.

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that six tornadoes hit northern Indiana early Tuesday.

It said Wednesday that the strongest of the storm that hit the region were two EF-1 tornadoes packing estimated peak winds of 100 mph and damaging farms. One traveled about seven miles through Kosciusko and Wabash counties and the other covered less than half a mile in Whitley County.

Two of the other tornadoes, an EF-1 and EF-0 on the Fujita scale struck near the city of Plymouth about 20 miles south of South Bend. Another EF-0 tornado struck near the Kosciusko County town of Milford.

The weather service earlier confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit the town of LaGrange.

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