Give Now

Flash Flood Warnings In Effect, Tornado Causes Home Damage

Several counties are experiencing flash flood warnings, and a tornado reportedly caused damage to several homes near Plainfield.

A flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Morgan, Putnam and Clay counties, according to the National Weather Service.

The warning is in effect until 6 p.m.

Flash flood warnings have also been issued for Marion, Monroe, Owen, Hamilton and Hendricks counties until 7:30 p.m.

A tornado is also reported to have touched down in Plainfield. WTHR is reporting the tornado caused some damage to homes in the area.

A trained spotter reported a tornado on the ground in Plainfield and another spotter reported one in Speedway this afternoon.

Several homes were damaged along Raceway Road in Hendricks County near Blue Pine in the Cameron Meadows neighborhood. No injuries were reported.

The same storm then headed towards Meridian Hills, Broad Ripple and Nora, heading toward Fishers and Noblesville.

Several people also tweeted photos of the tornado:

And of the damage:

Gretchen Frazee

Gretchen Frazee is a reporter/producer for WFIU and WTIU news. Prior to her current role, Frazee worked as the associate online content coordinator for WFIU/WTIU. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia where she studied multimedia journalism and anthropology. You can follow her on Twitter @gretchenfrazee.

View all posts by this author »

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

Search News

Stay Connected

RSS e-mail itunes Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube

Follow us on Twitter

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Recent Environment Stories

Recent Videos

Find Us on Facebook