Severe thunderstorms possible Thursday in parts of Indiana

Damaging wind, large hail primary threats

INDIANAPOLIS - Strong to severe thunderstorms passed through parts of Indiana Thursday as a frontal system approached the state.

Moisture was flowing into the state from the south ahead of a low-pressure system. As expected, thunderstorms fired up in the region later in the day.

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Damaging winds and large hail are the primary threat from the storms, StormTeam 6 Chief Meteorologist Kevin Gregory said.

Vigo County saw heavy storm-related damage, including trees down and roof damage to multiple buildings and homes. The Riley Fire Department in Vigo County reported a tornado touchdown, though the National Weather Service has not confirmed the report.

The storm threat will shift to the east on Friday, with cooler temperatures streaming into Indiana.

Highs will be in the 60s on Friday and Saturday, with Sunday's high expected to stay below 60.

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

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