Severe Storms Roll Through Central Indiana
Hail and high water came down in this west side neighborhood Friday. (photo courtesy of WIBC listener Paul Wheeler)
Severe storms swept through Central Indiana Friday.
Two waves of storms dropped hail and over an inch of rain in less than two hours in Indianapolis. In Hendricks County, trained weather spotters reported wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and 1.5" hail. Spotters also reported damage to siding and roofs of homes and uprooted trees in Hendricks County. Marion and Hancock Counties both reported quarter-size hail.
As of 8:30 p.m., IPL reported over 4,500 customers without power. Duke Energy reported over 8.600 customers in the dark, mostly in Hendricks and Hamilton Counties.
Several high school football games have been postponed because of Friday's storms. For information on postponements, go to www.indianasportstalk.com.