Indiana tornado threat increases for Sunday

Severe storms possible across all of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - A significant threat of severe weather exists across all of Indiana on Sunday as a strong storm system moves through the state.

A low-pressure system will push to the northwest of Indiana during the day, a cold front pushing through the state during the afternoon and evening.

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Ahead of the front, warm and moist air will stream into Indiana, with temperatures soaring into the 60s.

Showers and thunderstorms could be ongoing in Indiana early in the day, but the greater threat of severe weather is expected to be during the afternoon and evening hours.

"The timeframe for severe storms is from about 1 p.m. in western Indiana to 8 p.m. across eastern Indiana," said StormTeam 6 meteorologist Kyle Mounce.

All of Indiana is in a moderate risk zone for severe weather, with damaging winds and tornadoes the primary threats.

Scattered supercell thunderstorms could form ahead of a line of strong to severe thunderstorms. Those isolated storms will carry an enhanced risk of tornadoes and large hail.

Some of the tornadoes have the potential to be strong and to be on the ground for longer stretches.

The line of storms is expected to bring the greatest risk of damaging winds.

The severe weather threat will end late in the day with the passage of the cold front. Behind the front, high temperatures will be in the 40s for the first part of next week.

Stay with StormTeam 6 and for the latest severe weather information.

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