INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A line of thunderstorms has entered Indiana, bringing with it a risk of severe weather.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in place until 9:15 a.m. for Boone, Hamilton, Johnson, Marion and Morgan counties, as well as northwest Brown County and eastern Hendricks County.
At 8:34 a.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Brownsburg, moving east at 60 mph.
Hazards include 60mph gusts of wind and nickel-sized hail. Damage to roofs, siding and trees is to be expected.
Areas in the storm’s path include Avon, Plainfield, Speedway, Clermont, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Indianapolis International Airport, Meridian Hills, Rocky Ripple, Williams Creek, Wynnedale, Spring Hill, Crows Nest and North Crows Nest.
Beech Grove, Monument Circle, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Broad Ripple, Warren Park and Cumberland will also be affected.
This includes Interstate 65 between mileposts 84 and 147, Interstate 69 between mileposts 200 and 211, Interstate 70 between mileposts 57 and 93, and Interstate 74 between mileposts 59 and 100.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in place until 8:45 a.m. for northwest Monroe County, western Morgan County, western Hendricks County, central Clay County, northern of Owen County, southwestern Boone County, southeastern Montgomery County and Putnam County.
At 8:12 a.m., a storm was located eight miles northeast of Brazil, moving at 45 mph.
Hazards include 60 mph gusts of wind.
Areas in the storm’s path include Reelsville, Greencastle, Cloverdale, Cagles Mill Lake, Belle Union, Devore, Eminence, Quincy, Little Point and Paragon.
The warning includes Interstate 70 between mileposts 17 and 19 and between mileposts 29 and 56. It also includes Interstate 74 between mileposts 34 and 58.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Parke County, Vermillion County, northwest Clay County and northeast Vigo County until 8:30 a.m.
Severe thunderstorms were located extending from near Newport to several miles northeast of Vermillion. The thunderstorms were moving east at 50 mph.
Hazards include 60 mph gusts of wind. Damage to roofs, siding and trees is to be expected.
Large hail, damaging winds, and cloud-to-ground lightning occur with these storms. Torrential rains occur with these storms and can lead to flash flooding.
Places in the path of severe thunderstorms include Bloomington, Newport, Universal, Clinton, Fairview Park, Montezuma, Mecca, Rosedale, Shephardsville, North Terre Haute, Turkey Run State Park, Rockville, Marshal, and Fontanet. Other locations include Staunton, Judson, Bridgeton, Brazil, Knightsville, Harmony, Carbon, Cecil Harden Lake, and I-70 between mileposts 20 and 28.