Tornado reported in Jennings County late Tuesday

A photo of a reported tornado near Butlerville in Jennings County Tuesday evening. (Photo: Sandra Pennycuff via WAVE-TV)
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NORTH VERNON, Ind. (WTHR) — A possible tornado was reportedly spotted by law enforcement Tuesday night in Jennings County.

A tornado warning was issued for the county, specifically the towns of Butlerville, Muscatatuck and Nebraska, around 9:40 p.m. The National Weather Service in Indianapolis reported a law enforcement officer spotted a tornado near Butlerville. A sheriff's department dispatcher told Eyewitness News the tornado was spotted near the airport to the northeast of North Vernon.


There were no immediate reports of damage from the storm.

As the storm moved out of the area, a flash flood warning was issued for the northern half of the county, including North Vernon, Vernon and Hayden.


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