The study looked at years of tornado climatology data to determine where tornadoes in Indiana touched down most frequently.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency decided Indiana's damage was not extensive enough to qualify for assistance.
The tornadoes damaged 300 homes in Kokomo and destroyed 60 more. About two dozen businesses were destroyed.
In southwest Indiana, 2 tornadoes hit the Washington area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Michael Koch says one of them traveled nearly 20 miles.
Residents in Kokomo struggle to clean up what is left of their homes after tornadoes caused major damage on the town's west side Sunday afternoon.
Almost two dozen counties in Indiana were affected by yesterday's storms. Gov. Pence says it is too early to know if the state will seek federal assistance.
About half the state‘s yellow poplars have been damaged because of last year's drought.
A group of researchers, including a Rose-Hulman professor, have found specific home design features increase their chances of withstanding tornado damage.
Most of the damage was concentrated in Greene County.
A psychology professor says evicted residents are showing their anger by damaging the homes before they leave.