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Central Indiana Under Severe Weather Threat

Severe thunderstorms and tornado conditions are probable in many central Indiana counties this afternoon and evening.

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Severe weather will begin in central Indiana this afternoon and evening.

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis issued a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. They are predicting heavy rainfall, damaging winds, lightning and isolated tornadoes.

The heavy rainfall is predicted to begin this afternoon with a threat for damaging winds and isolated tornadoes between 5 and 11 p.m.

The following counties are included in the severe weather threat:

Carroll, Warren, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Tipton, Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Hendricks, Marion, Hancock, Henry, Vigo, Clay, Owen, Morgan, Johnson, Shelby, Rush, Sullivan, Greene, Monroe, Brown, Bartholomew, Decatur, Knox, Daviess, Martin, Lawrence, Jackson, Jennings.

Weather status by county may be found here.

Claire McInerny

Claire McInerny is a reporter/producer for WFIU/WTIU news. She comes to WFIU/WTIU from KCUR in Kansas City. She graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Kansas where she discovered her passion for public media and the stories it tells. You can follow her on Twitter @ClaireMcInerny.

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