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Michigan City Journal | October 23, 2018

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Tornado Sirens Activated After Officer Spots Funnel Cloud

Tornado Sirens Activated After Officer Spots Funnel Cloud
Luis Izquierdo

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Tornado sirens were heard throughout Michigan City Tuesday night after an officer in Kingsbury spotted a funnel cloud according to a Facebook post on LaPorte County E911’s Facebook page.

According to the organization’s update, the officer spotted the cloud near headed northeast with no rotation.

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As a precaution, officials activated the sirens to warn residents.

Although no clouds have been spotted within the city, current weather conditions could lead to sudden touchdowns and resident are urged to be prepared and stay alert of tour surroundings.

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A few minutes after their original post, the LaPorte County E911 announced that the funnel cloud was dissipating.

For more information on current emergency alerts, visit the LaPorte Count E911 Facebook page.

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