June 2008’s Nasty Indiana Weather

June 9, 2012

I think it was the great 70s weather philosopher Roseanne Roseannadanna who said: “it’s always something.” At the moment we’re worried about air quality and grass fires. Four years ago today Indiana was reeling from two weeks of anything but dry weather. Check out this 2008 recap:

May 30, 2008:
Three twisters…an EF-2 from Marion County into Hancock County, an EF-1 in Hancock County, and an EF-0 in Carroll County.

June 3, 2008:
Five twisters…an EF-3 from Shelby County into Rush County, an EF-2 from Brown County into Johnson County, EF-1 tornados from Greene County into Lawrence County as well as one in Decatur County. Also an EF-0 twister in Morgan County.

June 4, 2008:
An EF-0 twister in Green County.

June 6, 2008:
Severe storms bring 80 mph winds to parts of Central Indiana.

June 7, 2008:
Heavy rain the previous night into the morning creates major and record flooding across the area, with almost 11 inches measured in Edinburgh and almost 9 inches in Martinsville.

June 9, 2008:
Severe storms bring golf ball size hail, damaging winds, and more flooding rains.

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This post’s picture of flooding shows the White River in Daviess County, Indiana near Elnora, Indiana, via the National Weather Service.

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