Long-Track Tornado in IN/OH

There was a long-track strong EF2 tornado Sunday afternoon south and southeast of Fort Wayne IN.  The twister was on the ground for 39 miles and remained intact for an hour and six minutes.  The peak winds were estimated at 134 mph.  The peak width of the tornado was 400 yards (that’s 4 times the length of a football field.  The twister started near the town of Eaton and passed near the towns of Dunkirk and Portland.  It crossed the Ohio border and finally dissipated west of Celina.  Here’s 4 videos of the tornado.  Pictures and more here.  The storms also produced hail and wind damage.

There was some flooding with rainfall up to 3.86″ (at Lake Wawasee IN) reported.  Here’s a list of storm reports for Nov. 5.

Also:  The GFSX gives G.R. a high temp. of 33 on Fri.  We get a rain/snow mix Sat. PM changing to all rain  We don’t get back to 50 deg. until Tue. 11/14.

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