Severe Weather

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The Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Institute and the Allen County Emergency Management Advisory Council are seeking public input via an online survey about how Allen County residents get information during severe weather events and their use of outdoor warning sirens. The survey is available at and


Updated at 12:41 p.m. ET

Several tornadoes touched down in highly populated areas of Dayton and other Ohio communities late Monday night, causing catastrophic damage. The storms devastated dozens of buildings and trees. One death has been reported, officials said Tuesday morning.