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LIVE BLOG: Severe storms make their way across central Indiana

Posted: 10:59 AM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 18:50:12-04
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6:45 p.m.

RTV6 viewers share photos of damages in their area.

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4:05 p.m.

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 11 p.m. in Marion County.

Hundreds to thousands Duke Energy customers are reporting power outages from central to Southern Indiana.

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3:30 p.m.

Images of flooding on the east side of Indianapolis.

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Flooding near 21st Street and Post Road.

3:00 p.m.

More images from damage in Jackson County below.

2:40 p.m.

Video below was shared by viewer Toni in Columbus.

2:30 p.m

Muncie Community Schools has canceled all evening events and activities.


2:00 p.m.

IPS has canceled all activities for the evening and all evening sports events.

1:20 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING issued for Lawrence, Jackson, Brown and Monroe counties.
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1:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

The latest from the RTV6 Weather team on the storm potential and dangers below.

11:40 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homeland Security Bureau has activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and is monitoring conditions alongside public health, safety, and service agencies.

The Office of Public Health and Safety (OPHS) reminds residents of the following safety tips:

  • Know the signs of a tornado including a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud; an approaching cloud of debris; or a loud roar—similar to a freight train.
  • If outdoors, try to get to a low, flat location. Do not try to outrun a tornado in a vehicle or take shelter under an overpass or bridge.
  • If indoors, go to a safe room, basement, or storm cellar. If you are in a building with no basement, then get to a small interior room on the lowest level. Stay away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
  • Use your arms to protect your head and neck.
  • Residents are encouraged to check on vulnerable neighbors, friends, and family.

Additional safety tips can be found on ready.gov.

TIMELINE | Severe storm potential in central Indiana Thursday

11:00 a.m.

A funnel cloud has reportedly been spotted near Paduch, Kentucky, according to the National Weather Service in Paducah.

WEATHER | Full Forecast

10:50 p.m.
A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of central Indiana through 5 p.m. as severe storms begin making their way into the state.

TIMELINE | Severe storm potential in central Indiana Thursday