FREMONT, Ind. (WFFT) — The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in Fremont, early Monday morning.
A line of severe thunderstorms moved through northeast Indiana and southern lower Michigan, causing widespread tree and power line damage.
According to the NWS, the twister was an EF-1 with winds of 100 miles per hour.
It was on the ground for a little over 10 miles.
The tornado spun up just before 3 a.m. west of Interstate 69 near State Road 127.
It tracked eastward, hitting the Country Meadows Golf Course causing major tree damage and destroying a barn west of Fremont.
The tornado turned right and tracked through Fremont, south of S.R. 127.
According to the NWS, it snapped trees and damaged the roofs of several structures.
The tornado continued to move east and southeast across open fields.
It damaged more trees, a barn and several outbuildings on a farm south of Clear Lake.
The twister dissipated in an open field around the Indiana/Ohio state line.