At about 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, a tornado was spotted on the ground near Eliasville. According to Joe Graham, the general manager of Lake Country Radio, "considerable" damage was reported in the Eliasville area. Reports indicate at least one house has been destroyed and some trees have been damaged.
The storm continues to move south-southeast slowly, and is still in the South Bend area. At 8:45 p.m., the tornado warning expired. However, a severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect in southeastern Young County until 9:30 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, the storm that prompted the tornado warning no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.
Tune in to KWKQ 94.7-FM and/or KLXK 93.5-FM for updates on the weather situation.