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Severe thunderstorm warning issued

Update: Hail measured at 0.88 inch was reported at 1:45 in South Warren in Huntington County by fire department officials, the weather service said.

Statement as issued at 2:16 p.m. Wednesday by the National Weather Service in northern Indiana:

ADAMS IN-WELLS IN-JAY IN-BLACKFORD IN-VAN WERT OH-

216 PM EDT WED APR 10 2013

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN VAN

WERT...NORTHEASTERN BLACKFORD...NORTHERN JAY...EASTERN WELLS AND

ADAMS COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM EDT...

AT 212 PM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A

LINE EXTENDING FROM OSSIAN TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF BLUFFTON TO

PENNVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND

DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...

MONROE AND GENEVA AROUND 225 PM EDT.

DECATUR AROUND 230 PM EDT.

OHIO CITY AND CONVOY AROUND 240 PM EDT.

VAN WERT AROUND 245 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE WILLIAMS...PREBLE...

PETERSON...CEYLON...SALEM...PLEASANT MILLS...MONMOUTH...WREN...

WILLSHIRE AND RIVARE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE

SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM

WINDOWS.

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