A tornado warning has been issued for Bartholomew and Delaware Counties until 12 a.m.
A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. People in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.
A Tornado Warning means radar has indicated or a trained spotter has actually seen a funnel cloud or tornado in the area. Warnings indicate imminent danger. People in these areas should immediately seek shelter.
A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado has been located near Columbus.
Affected communities include Newbern and Hope.