Police: 'Proactive warning' sounds sirens for rotation spotted in Johnson County

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Severe weather triggered tornado warnings across parts of central Indiana Wednesday night.

The first warning was issued shortly before 7:30 p.m. for Greene County, followed by a warning for Monroe and Lawrence counties as the storm passed between Bloomington and Bedford.

South Central Indiana REMC reports about 1,000 customers without power, though most of those are in Morgan County, north of the storms that triggered the tornado warnings.


8:34 p.m. - Police in Johnson County say tornado sirens were sounded due to rotation being spotted at SR 135 and CR 100 North south of Bargersville. Whiteland Police tweeted the sirens were a "proactive warning" only.

8:40 p.m. - The National Weather Service had not issued a warning for Johnson County at the time the sirens sounded, but gave an explanation for the sirens on Twitter.

8:48 p.m. - No damage or injuries have been reported from the storms that passed through Greene County.