FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Severe Weather Awareness Week runs from March 14 to March 20, 2021, in Indiana.
We are going to cover different severe weather threats over the week.
But first, we're going to recap last year's severe weather season.
According to the National Weather Service Northern Indiana office, no confirmed tornadoes occurred in certain northeast Indiana counties.
These counties include Huntington, Wells, Adams, Blackford, Jay, Steuben, Dekalb, Lagrange, Whitley, Noble and Allen counties.
August 10, 2020, was the deadliest day during the season.
One person was killed and another was injured when a mobile home flipped onto its side.
From those storms, wind gusts were estimated to range from 65 to 75 mph across northeast Indiana.
A wind gust of 69 mph was measured in Allen Co.
Injuries also occurred from strong winds on June 10, 2020.
2 injuries were reported in Goblesville, IN, from these winds.
Numerous trees and structures were also damaged that day.
Most of the higher end severe weather events happened on three days during the 2020 season on August 10, June 10, and May 10.