Severe storms could bring damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes to Indiana

Storms expected in northern half of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - There was again a potential of severe weather in parts of Indiana on Tuesday as a frontal system lifted north across the state.

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has placed most of the northern half of Indiana in a slight risk zone for severe weather.

Several counties in northern Indiana were under a severe thunderstorm watch until 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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The threat area was generally along and north of a line from Danville, Ill. to Winchester.

Damaging winds will be the primary threat from storms, though large hail and an isolated tornado or two will also be possible, Storm Team 6 meteorologist Todd Klaassen said.

The threat area was along a warm front that pushed north of central Indiana, ushering in much warmer temperatures.

High temperatures in the mid- to upper-80s are expected the next couple of days.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to ride along the warm front, spawning from a low-pressure system to the west of the state.

The storm threat will lift north on Wednesday, but showers and thunderstorms will return to the forecast for the last part of the week.

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

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