Mercer County missed, Van Wert County sustains some damage
By Jared Mauch
Mercer County dodged a bullet Wednesday as a storm front that spawned tornadoes that flattened parts of Kokomo, Ind., weakened locally before picking up steam again in Van Wert and Defiance counties.
Local weather spotters Wednesday afternoon saw tornadoes touch down in Indiana and again in Van Wert County, county emergency management agency director Mike Robbins said. They saw funnel clouds pass over Mercer County, but no twisters or damage was reported in the county. [More