Severe thunderstorms move in Wednesday afternoon

Storm threat increases for parts of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - The threat of severe weather ramped up again across the southern two-thirds of Indiana on Wednesday.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued early Wednesday afternoon for several counties south of Indianapolis.

Tornado warnings were issued Wednesday afternoon and into the evening for counties in western and southern portions of the state, but expired before 9 p.m.

After thunderstorm coverage diminished, the threat for flash flooding still remained Wednesday evening with several counties under flash flood warnings and travel advisories in place.

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A storm system that has been lingering to the west of the state for several days pushed east during the day.

The severe weather threat was expected to be more widespread, particularly in southern Indiana, where an extremely unstable air mass is expected to be in place.

Storm chances will continue later this week.

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

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