That’s a picture of a tornado near Loogootee Indiana, from the outbreak of June 2, 1990. It was originally snapped by the Loogootee Tribune, and is available on the Indianapolis National Weather Service website, where most of the following information can also be found. Indiana’s largest tornado outbreak happened 22 years ago today. There were […]
There’s about a 30 percent chance you could see a shower or storm this afternoonp. Blame (or credit, depending on your disposition) an upper level low that moves out by sunset tonight. Breezes today could gust to 25mph. It won’t be as cool as yesterday, but still below average. That changes tomorrow. Most of next […]
The Henryville Indiana tornado is part of the first billion-dollar weather disaster of the year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the March 2-3 tornado outbreak in the Midwest and Southeast killed 41 and caused $1.5 billion in damage. The global reinsurance company AON Bernfield puts the damage at $2 billion. The Leap Day […]
A FREEZE WATCH is ticking away for Indianapolis and all of central Indiana. The Watch official covers Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, but I think we’ll have another freezing night Wednesday night going into Thursday morning. Indianapolis still hasn’t officially gone sub-freezing since March 10. The core of the colder air pulls away by Thursday […]
Southern Indiana needs help NOW. Donate $10 to the Indiana Salvation Army by texting “Hoosier” to 80888. You can also make a donation online or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY. From the Salvation Army site: Due to the high expense and time demands associated with delivering your gently-used household goods and clothing (gifts-in-kind), The Salvation Army cannot guarantee […]
A history-making tornado outbreak across the Ohio River valley, caused many to reach for their cameras to document the moment. First: some footage from storm chasers near Henryville. Here’s a video reported to be from Near Deam Lake, Borden, Indiana. This video “was minutes before it touched down, you can see the debris coming up […]
An EF-1 tornado struck Paoli Indiana Monday evening. Investigators say it started at 7:32, and ended at 7:35. The tornado spun up west of Star Field on the north side of Paoli School, destroying a 100 year old barn and heavily damaging the roofs of two other outbuildings. It then took a large section of […]
Tornado Watch until 8pm for Indiana north of about Marion back to Lafayette. 80mph winds and possible tornadoes are a threat with these storms.
Here’s some video shot as the tornado was coming together May 25th near SR 50 and SR 446 in the Bedford, Indiana area. Storms damaged buildings, and toppled trailers and trees across several counties. More than 60,000 homes and businesses lost power. At least a dozen people suffered minor injuries in Bedford, and six others […]
Tornado sirens will be tested twice today…once between 10 and 10:30am, and again between 7:30 and 8:00pm. It’s a part of the Annual Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and you can read more about it, plus get safety tips from the National Weather Service by clicking here.
On June 2, 1990, a large and widespread tornado outbreak occurred across parts of the Midwest and Ohio Valley. Through the early morning of June 3, there were a total of 65 tornadoes, 37 of which occurred across Indiana.