Storms Cause Flooding, Outages in Central Indiana
Police blocking Country Club Road between 10th Street and Rockville Road due to high water. (WIBC.com photo: Mike Thomsen)
Heavy storms rolled through Central Indiana Friday night.
Reports of low level flooding came in throughout the area including Speedway, Fountain Square and the south side of Indianapolis. Police blocked off roads in flooded areas to keep cars away from the water.
IPL reported as many as 7,500 customers without power at one point Friday night. Duke Energy had as many as 4,800 without power, mostly in Shelby and Vigo Counties.
Lightning is responsible for at least one fire. In Wayne Township, a home was completely destroyed in the 600 block of Farley Drive. Wayne Township Fire Division Chief Michael Pruitt says the homeowner heard a loud pop and was told by neighbors his house was on fire. No injuries were reported.
Several high school football games were delayed or postponed due to the storms. Below is a list of games which which have been delayed, courtesy of Indiana Sports Talk.
Logansport vs. Anderson - 6 p.m. Saturday.
Wood Memorial vs. North Knox - 6 p.m. Saturday
Tipton vs. Rensaleer - 6 p.m. Saturday.
Center Grove vs. Terre Haute North - 11 a.m. Saturday
Noblesville vs. Lafayette Jefferson - 10 a.m. Saturday
Jennings County vs. Columbus East - 1 p.m. Saturday
Princetown vs. Mount Carmel, Illinois - 2 p.m. Saturday
Evansville Memorial vs. Evansville Mater Dai - 4 p.m. Saturday
Mitchell vs. Eastern Green - 1 p.m. Saturday
Greenwood vs. Mooresville - 11 a.m. Saturday
West Washington vs. Prairie Central - 2:30 p.m. Saturday
Paoli vs. Springs Valley - 11 a.m. Saturday
Washington vs. North Davies - 6 p.m. Saturday
Bloomington North vs. Bloomington South - 2 p.m. Saturday
Bluffton vs. Woodland - 10 a.m. Saturday
Heritage vs. Gurin
Lawrence Central vs. Pike
Roncalli vs. Plainfield
Bishop Chatard vs. Cathedral
Ben Davis vs. Warren Central
Westfield vs. Brownsburg
Broad Ripple vs. Tindley
Salem vs. Brownstown
North Putnam vs. South Putnam
Evansville Harrison vs. Evansville North
Jay County vs. Anderson Prep
Southridge vs. North Posey
Jasper vs. Heritage Hills
Garrett vs. Adams Central