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Traffic drives north on Main Street in downtown Elkhart during a heavy thunderstorm in this file photo. The storms on Wednesday, May 21, are expected to be through Elkhart County by 8 a.m. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth)
Overnight storms bring thunder and lightning but little damage to Elkhart County
Posted on May 21, 2014 at 6:28 a.m.

A line of thunderstorms moving through Elkhart County early Wednesday morning brought lots of thunder and lightning but caused little damage.

The Elkhart County 911 Center received only one call for storm damages early Wednesday, May 21. The caller reported a tree down in the roadway on C.R. 15, dispatchers said.

As of 6 a.m., Indiana Michigan Power was reporting 197 Elkhart County customers without power. Only one NIPSCO customer was without power.

The National Weather Service predicts the storms will be mostly over by 8 a.m. High temperatures will reach around 80 degrees with skies clearing as the day goes on. 

Sunshine is in the forecast for the rest of the week. Highs will only reach around 68 degrees Thursday, but temperatures will rise leading up to the Memorial Day weekend.