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Here are 5 things you need to know on this Wednesday morning

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CLEAR START THIS MORNING; POSSIBLE T-STORMS LATER:

Doppler 13 Radar is clear this morning in Indianapolis, but an isolated thunderstorm is possible later today.  Fog could be an issue and humidity is high again today.  We start out the day with temperatures in upper 60s and low 70s, but Chuck Lofton says we should see a high of 84.  FutureTrak 13 calls for a chance for an isolated or scattered thunderstorm today and tomorrow.  The 7-day SkyTrak 13 Forecast shows highs in the 90's for the weekend ahead.

TORNADO CONFIRMED:

Many Hoosiers will be cleaning up from damage left behind by yesterday's storms.  The National Weather Service says it's initial assessment shows an EF-1 Tornado touched down 6 miles North East of Plainfield.  Several homes were damaged and trees were uprooted, but no injuries have been reported.

WORK ZONE CRASHES:

There are new efforts are in place to catch drivers speeding through construction zones.  State police are stepping it up after a fiery collision Monday night in Madison County killed one person and injured several others.

FSSA ANNOUNCEMENT:

Governor Mike Pence is expected to make an announcement this morning about who will take over the Family and Social Services Administration.  The new person would replace Debra Minott, who was forced out last week amid a disagreement over how soon the governor's Healthy Indiana Plan could be rolled out.

DANIELS TESTIFIES:

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will speak before a U.S. House committee on Science, Space and Technology about human space flight.  Daniels is expected to make a case for continuing the nation's space flight program.

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