The National Weather Service says surveys have confirmed tornado damage in parts of Indiana from storms that hit the Midwest this week.
The museum needs to secure another $11,000 by June 1 to have exhibits in place by the Aug. 1 target date.
Damaging winds, tornadoes and large hail are all possible this afternoon and evening.
The “Rebuild Highland Park” fund will be used to plant trees and repair or replace playgrounds damaged in Highland Park, including the ADA compliant playground.
A central Indiana park that lost most of its mature trees to an August tornado will be replanted with native trees as crews rebuild its damaged playgrounds.
More than 200 displaced Kokomo residents stayed at the temporary shelter since last Wednesday, but Red Cross officials say those residents have now moved on.
Many Kokomo residents are still not back in their houses a week after tornadoes downed hundreds of trees and damaged more than a thousand homes.
The aftermath of the tornadoes that ripped across the state this week, the Wrongful Conviction Center at IUPUI and Indiana’s sentencing guidelines.
The American Red Cross set up a shelter at the Kokomo Event and Conference Center for those displaced.
While the number of injuries is minimal, the damage to homes and businesses is extensive.