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Tornado timeline Sunday afternoon across Indiana

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DEVASTATING SUNDAY

Severe storms erupted Sunday just before noon in Illinois then raced into Central Indiana bringing several tornadoes along with powerful wind gusts.  While damage will be better assessed early Monday morning, here is some preliminary information.  Through 9 PM nationwide 80 tornadoes have been reported mainly in Illinois and Indiana.  Several homes and buildings were destroyed while five fatalities were reported in Illinois.

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SPC Severe weather reports

There have been 358 wind reports of 40 hail reports – with a total of 478 reports at the time of this blog post.

IN INDIANA

There looks to have been several long-lived (super cell) thunderstorms with at least 4 major tornado tracks.

10 central Indiana counties reported tornadoes, 3 counties reported funnels with a total of 64 severe weather reports.

VERMILLION: 2:33 PM

Tornado reported near Perrysville

TIPPECANOE: 2:47 PM

Possible 2 different tornadoes through the county

8 miles south of Lafayette

13 miles northwest of Lafayette

82 mile per hour wind gusts

KNOX: 3:05 PM

Tornado on the ground between Vincennes and Decker

Home damaged on St. Thomas Road

CLINTON: 3:10 PM

Tornado near Rossville

HOWARD: 3:20 PM

Tornado on the ground headed toward Russiaville

Sabrina Nicole Young – Kokomo 5

Sabrina Nicole Young – Kokomo

CARROLL: 3:25 PM
4 miles southeast of Delphi tornado, 3 homes reported hit

BOONE: 3:40 PM

Tornado overturned cars and structural damage near US 52 and I 65

Large tornado on the ground 2 miles SW of Lebanon

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Heavy damage from tornado in Lebanon
Photo courtesy of Yvonne Harrington of Lebanon

Lebanon Tornado

DAVIEES: 3:25 PM

Tornado on the ground in Washington – several houses damaged

MARTIN: 3:44 PM

Tornado reported 9 miles east of Shoals

TIPTON: 4:56 PM

Tornado hits house near Atlanta

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Damage in Atlanta

Three other counties reported funnel clouds in:

Hamilton, Parke and Jackson counties Sunday afternoon

SURVEY TEAMS

The national weather service is sending three teams out Monday to survey damage and determine tornado track and rating.  With several locations to cover a full report will be a few days away.  Preliminary reports from the survey team should be available by Monday afternoon.