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November 17, 2013

Tornado Watch Sunday remains until 8 p.m.

Greensburg —

Update: Severe thunderstorm warning has been canceled, according to scanner traffic from Decatur County Sheriff's Department. Decatur County remains under a tornado watch until 8 p.m.

Previous reports:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  DECATUR COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  NORTHERN JENNINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN RUSH COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  EASTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...

* UNTIL 600 PM EST

* AT 504 PM EST...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF SHELBYVILLE TO 11 MILES SOUTH OF
  SHELBYVILLE TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF COLUMBUS...AND MOVING EAST AT
  65 MPH.

  HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO
           MOBILE HOMES...ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  RUSHVILLE...GREENSBURG...HOPE...WALDRON...MANILLA...ST. PAUL...
  ELIZABETHTOWN...NEWBERN...ARLINGTON...HARTSVILLE...MOSCOW...
  MILFORD...BURNEY...GRAMMER...ADAMS...MILROY...SANDUSKY...
  WESTPORT...LETTS AND NEW SALEM.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 60 AND 69.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 112 AND 144.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. THESE STORMS
HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE
OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY
FROM WINDOWS.

&&

LAT...LON 3919 8543 3914 8544 3906 8608 3935 8585
      3964 8577 3964 8529 3927 8529
TIME...MOT...LOC 2208Z 251DEG 56KT 3963 8567 3939 8572
          3912 8592

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...70MPH

Tornado warning for SW Decatur County is set to expire at 5:15 p.m. Severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for Decatur County until 6 p.m. according to Sheriff's Department scanner traffic.

EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
446 PM EST SUN NOV 17 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN DECATUR COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  NORTHERN JENNINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA...

* UNTIL 515 PM EST

* AT 445 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF NORTH VERNON...AND MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 65 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO
           ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS
           WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS. TREE DAMAGE IS
           LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTH VERNON...BUTLERVILLE...WESTPORT...LETTS...NEBRASKA AND
  MILLHOUSEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3901 8544 3898 8580 3911 8580 3913 8576
      3913 8569 3918 8569 3934 8544 3912 8543
TIME...MOT...LOC 2147Z 246DEG 55KT 3909 8571

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...<.75IN

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