3:38 PM UPDATE
Pop-up thunderstorms across area brought quarter inch hail 4 miles north of Martinsville. It’s 96 degrees in Bloomington, heat index at 99.
1:58 PM UPDATE
Hail to 1.5 inches in diameter, thunderstorm wind gusts to 70 MPH and the possibility of dangerous lighting have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a thunderstorm watch for northern and eastern Indiana until 9 PM.
Forecasters at the National Weather Service say daytime heating may lead to showers and thunderstorms with severe storms possible in the afternoon.
A heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM due to expected heat index values near 105. More showers and thunderstorms will be possible tonight as a cold front approaches from the Great Lakes.
Click here for a full list of counties in the WFIU/WTIU broadcast area under severe weather alerts.