A cold front colliding with unusually warm January temperatures produced severe weather over most of south central Indiana Tuesday morning.
Trained spotters in Paragon clocked thunderstorm wind gusts up to 50 mph and recorded pea size hail.
A tornado caused some damage in Paoli on Monday night, but no injuries have been reported.
Tornadoes, hail to one inch in diameter, thunderstorm wind gusts to 75 mph and dangerous lightning are the primary threats with this storm.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security will send the appeal to President Obama once all of the new information is added to the request.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service says a statewide policy needs to be put in place.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.
The most powerful was an EF-3 that touched down near Bedford.
Hoy said he'd like to see legislation go a step further, and require radios to be hardwired into new trailers and traditional homes alike.
Strong storms, lost trees lead to Indiana Arborist Association assessment.