NWS Indianapolis - Frankfort damage from straight line winds

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) -



A line of storms with strong winds has caused damage across at least two counties on Saturday afternoon.

The National Weather Service confirmed one tornado that hit near Dayton, east of Lafayette, late Saturday morning.

Nobody was injured and the damage was confined to some trees and siding blown off a home.


Saturday night, power was out to almost 1,000 customers near Muncie and the city was making sandbags available for residents who might experience flooding.


Further south, reports of some severe damage in Frankfort in Clinton County and in Montgomery County, just east of Linden, Indiana, where several barns were damaged.

Emergency crews in Hamilton County reported high water blocking roads and streets.

In Frankfort, the Walmart on the east end of town sustained wind damage and two semi-trailers were blown over in the store's parking lot. No serious injuries were reported.

Duke Energy reported approximately 20-percent of its 4,500 outages Saturday evening were in Clinton County.







The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department and Lafayette police have issued warnings to drivers about flooded roads around the county and in the city. River Road along with Wabash was closed by high water early Saturday afternoon.