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 […]
Indianapolis is warming up after two days of freeze warnings and three days in a row of below normal temperatures. That’s a big deal this year, considering we’ve yet to string together more than four below-average days. What’s warming us? A huge storm is spinning up in the western Plains and it will shift our […]
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 […]
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 […]
Six tornadoes touched down in central Indiana along on May 25th, with an additional one moving into the area from southern Indiana. In addition, widespread wind damage and large hail struck the area. For a complete summary of the damage surveys completed in Decatur, Parke, Lawrence, Monroe, and Shelby counties after this twisters, click here.
April 3, 1974: the date of the worst tornado outbreak during the 20th century, and Indiana was hit hard. The “Super Outbreak,” as it’s commonly called, featured 148 tornadoes that occurred in a 24 hour period from 1:00 PM EST April 3rd to 1:00 PM EST on April 4 th. The combined path length of […]
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.
Monday’s Tornado Outbreak in Oklahoma caused several deaths, and plenty of damage. The storms caused traffic accidents that closed two major cross-country interstates. Damage was reported throughout much of northern, central and eastern Oklahoma. The storms happened in the backyard of The Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklahoma. Here’s a couple of videos from the […]