Severe storms exiting state, quieter night ahead

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SEVERE STORMS IN WAVES

Heavy rainfall and waves of severe thunderstorms toppled trees and power lines across central Indiana Wednesday.  The NWS located near the airport in  Indianapolis reported wind gusts of 48 mph earlier in the afternoon as the first batch of storms arrived and a second, more powerful gust to 61 mph at 6:45 pm.  The storms have prompted over a dozen severe thunderstorm warning so far this evening.

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Radar indicated wind gust of nearly 60 mph as storm reached northern Shelby county 7:30 PM Wednesday.

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Ominous storm clouds swept into the city in waves.  The dark storm clouds, known as shelf clouds were captured all throughout central Indiana Wednesday.

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SEVERE REPORTS

Over 400 severe weather reports in tho the Storm Prediction Center Wednesday, nearly 60 in the state of indiana.  Almost all were wind related.   In central Indiana, strong winds did damage in Putnam county just before 8 PM.  Report stated winds rolled a construction trailer, downed utility lines on US 40 and State Rd 75.

Other reports of '"extensive" damage were coming from Delaware county near Munice.  Roofs damage and tress and power lines downed on Fuson Street near old  State Road 67

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FINAL ROUND

The last band of heavy storms was exiting western Indiana just before 10 PM.  Rain showers and a few embedded thundershowers will continue to diminish through midnight.

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Forecast radar 2 AM Thursday.

Forecast radar 2 AM Thursday.