Tornado Watch expires for central Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Tornado Watch issued for much of central Indiana, including Marion County, expired early Wednesday morning.
A Tornado Watch is in effect for parts of southern Indiana until 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Counties included in that watch are Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Dubois, Floyd, Franklin, Harrison, Jefferson, Ohio, Orange, Perry, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland and Washington.
Severe weather moved through the area Tuesday night, and more storms are expected Wednesday.
Our Weather Authority team says these conditions will likely lead to an increased risk for tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail.
Timing for the greatest severe threat for the area will be from a period of about 8 p.m. Tuesday until 9 a.m. Wednesday.
It’s important to have weather radios on and have multiple ways to get warnings as this will be happening during the overnight hours. You can download the FOX59 mobile app for the latest weather alerts.
Keep up to date with the latest conditions in our live blog below.
A tornado risk is likely to last well through the night. Plan now: It's a good idea to get alerts via NOAA Weather Radio and/or cell phone.
— NWS SPC (@NWSSPC) February 28, 2017
Along with standing water on area roads, also watch out for unexpected downed trees and storm debris that may be in your path.
— Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (@ISPVersailles) March 1, 2017
Motorists should expect some roadway debris during the morning commute. Use your bright lights when possible & reduce your speed.
— Sgt. Todd Ringle (@ISPEvansville) March 1, 2017
Flat Rock-Hawcreek Schools in Hope and Trinity Lutheran High School in Seymour are on 2-hour delays this morning.