Severe Weather Reports Friday afternoon/evening

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5am hail in Geneva. Photo by Melissa Gruben

Severe weather reports Friday afternoon/evening…

Update 8PM CDT…

6:37PM CDT…wind gust to 54 miles per hour at Gary Airport, Lake County, Indiana

7:20PM CDT…tree downed on car – multiple poles lines down in Portage, Porter County, Indiana

7:10PM CDT…Utility lines/poles down in Jellystone Park, Porter County, Indiana

6:30PM CDT…lightning struck a home in Winfield, Lake County, Indiana

6:38PM CDT…wind damage – tree fell on telephone pole at Grand Blvd and Miller Ave in Gary, Lake County, Indiana

6:30PM CDT…wind damage – trees down in Munster, Lake County, Indiana

4:35PM CDT…Golf-ball sized hail near Sibley in Ford County

4:45PM CDT…wind damage with trees down along with ½-ich diameter hail south of Roberts in Ford County.

5:01PM CDT…Half-dollar diameter hail reported south of Buckley on Route 45 in Iroquois County.

5:07PM CDT…Half-dollar diameter hail reported just north of Paxton neat I-57 in Ford County.