Storms knock out power to thousands across central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - Storms prompted watches and warnings and left thousands of people without power as they moved across the state Wednesday evening.

Hail, lightning and damaging wind were all threats as the system quickly rolled across central Indiana.

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Duke Energy reported nearly 12,000 people were without power at 7 p.m. More than 5,100 of those people were in Tippecanoe County. Hamilton County reported 3,500 customers were without power and another 1,100 people were without power in Shelby County.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company reported more than 1,300 customers without power after the storm. Most of those customers were in the southeast corner of Marion County.

Officials with Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency reported some small tree limbs and power lines were down.

Current outages: Duke Energy | Indianapolis Power & Light

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