gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Tuesday September 30th


Storms Knock Out Power Throughout Area
Thursday Jun 19, 2014 1:31am

By: Jim Measel

(ANGOLA) - It was a quiet season for severe weather until Wednesday afternoon. Severe storms that rolled through northeast Indiana knocked down trees and power lines which caused thousands to lose their power. Steuben County R.E.M.C. reported about 2,900 of their customers lost power when severe weather knocked out a transmission line which caused a substation in Angola to go down.

Steuben County Emergency Management reported a number of downed power lines and power outages.

NIPSCO had about 5,600 customers system wide lose power at the height of the storm which included about 1,000 customers around Middlebury and 2,200 around Goshen.

Indiana Michigan Power reported 1,900 customers in DeKalb County lost power.

National Weather Service observers reported the following---

* Power lines down and a horse stall was blown over at Pleasant Lake

* A tree was knocked down onto a house in Butler

* Trees and uility lines down between Corunna and Butler

* There were several reports of large limbs down on roads across LaGrange County.

* Multiple trees were reported down near Shipshewana.

* Multiple trees down throughout Goshen

* A large tree on a car near Waterford Mills in Elkhart County

* A 60 mile per wind gust near the Fort Wayne airport

* Utility lines down in LaGrange County at 600 East and 100 South

* Numerous trees and utility lines down in Elkhart County.

* Multiple trees and power lines were reported down in Wauseon, Ohio.

* A large tree blocked both lanes of a road southwest of Montpelier.

* A utility pole snapped northeast of Bryan.

A 15 minute downpour hit Angola at about 3:30pm. Angola's National Weather Service observer Ed Nagle measured seven-tenths of an inch of rain. Fort Wayne had 1.73 inches of rain while South Bend got 1.54 inches which were both record amounts for June 18th.

(09-30-2014) • Corn School gets underway this evening
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(09-30-2014) • Escaped Prisoner Gets Up To 105 Additional Years
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Ionia, Michigan
(09-30-2014) • Centreville Police Chief Suspended
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-30-2014) • Snow Lake man accused of dealing meth
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(09-30-2014) • Copper Thieves Break Into Coldwater Cell Tower Site
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 583 West Chicago • Coldwater, MI
(09-29-2014) • Parent Exhaustion A Factor In Baby Deaths
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-29-2014) • Community Invited To Welcome Soldiers Home
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(09-29-2014) • Glen Oaks Hosting College Night
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-29-2014) • Minor Injuries In SUV-Motorcycle Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sherman Township, St. Joseph Co. MI
(09-29-2014) • Second Round Of Our Story Workshops Start
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola Ramada Inn • Angola, IN
(09-29-2014) • Truck Driver Charged In Branch Fatal Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(09-29-2014) • August Jobless Rates Drop In SW Michigan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(09-29-2014) • Cassopolis Woman Injured In Rollover Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cassopolis, Cass County, MI.
(09-29-2014) • Enforcement zone near Middlebury nets eleven arrests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: SR 13 south of U-S 20 • Middlebury, IN
(09-27-2014) • Suspects Arrested In Corey Lake Orchard Theft
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Constantine Township, St. Joseph Co. MI
(09-27-2014) • One Person Injured In Three Vehicle Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis Township - St. Joseph Co. MI
(09-27-2014) • Four Arrested For Drugs In Cass County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Mason Township - Cass Co. MI
(09-27-2014) • More Scams Reported By MSP
(09-27-2014) • Number Of Indiana Enterovirus Cases Increase
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis
(09-27-2014) • Angola Man Sentenced In Federal Child Porn Case
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fort Wayne
(09-27-2014) • Avilla Couple Busted For Drugs With Two Kids In Vehicle
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 2800 Block U.S. 6 • Waterloo, IN
(09-26-2014) • Kendallville Man Facing Child Porn Charge
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville, IN
(09-26-2014) • Numerous Quincy Township Break Ins Being Investigated
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wildwood Beach Road
(09-26-2014) • Woman Saved Following Quincy Township Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wildwood Beach Road • Quincy, MI
(09-26-2014) • Bus Assembler Picks Nappanee For New Facility
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Nappanee
(09-25-2014) • Sturgis Chamber Says Beware Of Scam
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(09-25-2014) • Commission Agrees To Lease Parking Lot
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(09-25-2014) • Theft Of Battery And Pipe Being Investigated
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Colon Township - St. Joseph Co. MI
(09-25-2014) • Man Pleads Guilty To CSC With Coldwater Boy
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(09-25-2014) • Solid Waste Collection Day Is October 18
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-25-2014) • INDOT Schedules Noble County Road Closing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: State Road 5
(09-25-2014) • Globetrotters Coming To Angola
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola High School • Angola, IN
(09-25-2014) • Elkhart County High Visibility Enforcement Zone Announced
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Elkhart, IN
(09-25-2014) • Furth Center Schedules Leon Russell For February
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: T. Furth Center For The Performing Arts • Angola, IN
(09-25-2014) • Myers Embodies Entrepreneurial Spirit
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(09-25-2014) • City Commission Approves Budget Amendments
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI





Contact WBET
STURGIS269/651-WBET
COLDWATER517/278-WBET
wbet@wbetfm.com

pfc

businesses