National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Hit Fremont
By: Sheila McCrea -
Monday, June 21, 2021
Photo Taken By Mark Church, Fremont, IN
FREMONT, IN - The National Weather Service confirmed a F1 tornado touched down in Fremont early Monday morning.
According to the NWS Survey Team, the twister SPAWNED JUST
WEST OF I-69 NEAR SR127. THIS TORNADO TRACKED EAST HITTING THE
COUNTRY MEADOWS GOLF COURSE CAUSING EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE AND
DESTROYED A BARN JUST WEST OF FREMONT. THE TORNADO THEN TURNED
RIGHT, TRACKING THROUGH FREMONT SOUTH OF US127 SNAPPING TREES AND
DAMAGING ROOFS OF SEVERAL STRUCTURES. THE TORNADO CONTINUED EAST
SOUTHEAST ACROSS MAINLY OPEN FIELDS, SNAPPING TREES ALONG THE WAY
BEFORE HEAVILY DAMAGING ANOTHER BARN AND DESTROYING SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS ON A FARM RESIDENCE SOUTH OF CLEAR LAKE. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED TOWARD THE INDIANA OHIO STATELINE BEFORE DISSIPATING IN
AN OPEN FIELD.
The tornado had about a 10 mile path of destruction.
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