Most of central Indiana needs a half foot of rainfall just to get back to normal - or around a foot of rain in some places to erase the deficit for the year.
Thunderstorms made their way through central and northern Indiana on Friday, bringing rain and high winds.
Blazing heat and weeks without rain are parching the region
Nearly 90% of the state is experiencing a drought and officials say the dry weather is expected to continue.
Trained spotters in Paragon clocked thunderstorm wind gusts up to 50 mph and recorded pea size hail.
A flood warning remains in effect for most of south central Indiana until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Heavy spring rains delayed planting for a majority of the region’s corn farmers. Now, after a hot, dry summer, harvest yields are low.
Hoosiers can expect to pay significantly higher beef prices in the coming months.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.
Storm survey teams determined an EF-2 tornado struck near Bedford and a EF-1 tornado impacted the southwest side of Greensburg.