** Tornado Watch Issued ** Created by on 4/18/2013 9:16:14 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of northern and central Indiana until 5;00 this afternoon. A line of thunderstorms is expected to move through the area this afternoon and this evening with periods of heavy rain and damaging winds possible as the storms move through. Isolated tornadoes are a possibility. Stay tuned to WOWO for the very latest as the weather conditions change throughout the day.
News Release from the Indiana D.H.S.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is reminding Hoosiers to be aware of the weather today as there is a possibility for severe weather and tornadoes.
The National Storm Prediction Center says there is a moderate chance for severe weather in most of Indiana today through this evening. The National Weather Service says these storms may bring widespread damaging winds, large hail, dangerous lightning, tornadoes, and torrential rainfall producing flash flooding.
Hoosiers should remain aware of changing weather conditions, and to be ready to take action at home or work if the need arises. Assess the need to travel while severe weather is in the area, and be aware of any issues that might occur as kids are coming home from school.