Kokomo is unprotected by tornado sirens and has relied on emergency alert radios. The new system calls residents' cell phones.
The top stories of 2013 include tornadoes that swept through the state and a new governor's first year in office.
Gov. Pence requested Howard County be classified as a federal disaster area after the Nov. 17 tornadoes, but FEMA denied that request yesterday.
Washington resident Roger Watson reflects on his experience and how he plans to rebuild after two EF2 tornadoes damaged his entire street.
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has confirmed 26 tornadoes in Indiana Sunday, making it the second most active day for tornadoes in state history.
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.
Washington residents describe the severe storms that shook their town Sunday - leaving people without power and some without a place to live.
The number of homes without power is slowly decreasing, but several counties still report thousands of homes still in the dark.
A tornado in Kokomo inflicted damage on several homes and buildings. The city has issued a state of emergency until 6 a.m. Monday morning.
Severe thunderstorms and tornado conditions are probable in many central Indiana counties this afternoon and evening.