Sunday storms cause trees, power lines down

Clouds over Boulevard Elementary School in Howard County, Ind. (WTHR Weather Camera)
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INDIANAPOLIS — Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for the storms moving across central Indiana Sunday night.

This page will be updated throughout Sunday night with information on warnings, damage and power outages if appropriate.

10:30 p.m. - As of Sunday night, IPL had about 712 customers without power. Duke reported 2,279 customers without power.

8:30 p.m. - Shelby County Emergency Management officials confirmed reports of some trees and power lines down. There were no injuries reported.


Indianapolis Fire Department found a tree down on 31st Street. Luckily no one was injured but they did find a displaced momma raccoon and her six babies.

8:10 p.m. - Tornado rotation has weakened but strong winds still lingering until about 9 p.m.


7:20 p.m. - Sean Ash says the radar suggests debri from possible tornado damage in Shelby County. Emergency Management confirmed to Eyewitness News that they had crews going out to assess but could not say whether any damage had been reported yet.


7:00 p.m. - The severe thunderstorm warning for Marion and Hamilton counties shifted east to include Anderson and Muncie. The warning will end at 7:45 p.m.


6:54 p.m. - Another severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the south side of Indianapolis.


6:45 p.m. - Eyewitness News is starting to receive reports of damage from the high winds associated with the storm.


6:41 p.m. - Heavy rain is about to cross over I-65.


6:38 p.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby Counties until 7:00pm.


6:34 p.m. - Live Doppler 13 Radar is indicating rotation is tightening up outside of Brownsburg.


6:15 p.m. - The line of storms is moving closer to Indianapolis. Rain will be hitting IMS before 7pm. If you are at the track, please seek shelter.



6:05 p.m. - Another severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Putnam, Montgomery, Hendricks and Boone counties.


6:03 p.m. - Fans at IMS are urged to seek shelter as storms moving into Speedway.


6:00 p.m. - A new severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Kokomo, Elwood and Tipton until 6:45 p.m.


5:54 p.m. - Qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 snuck in just before the rain moved into Speedway.


Nearly all of central Indiana is under a thunderstorm watch with a few active warnings.


5:40 p.m. - Meteorologist Sean Ash said to expect wind gusts up to 60 MPH.


4:38 p.m. - Live Doppler 13 Meteorologist Sean Ash gives an update on Facebook Live as Severe Thunderstorm Watches and Warnings come in.

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