Tornadoes, large hail possible in Indianapolis Tuesday, April 2. Snow Wednesday, April 3? (2024)

Tornadoes, large hail possible in Indianapolis Tuesday, April 2. Snow Wednesday, April 3? (1)

Severe storms are expected to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to the Indianapolis area, according to the local National Weather Service.

Indiana residents should watch for flash flooding until 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to hazardous weather outlook.

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Click here to see active weather alerts for threats including thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding and high winds.

Tornado watch through the evening for Indiana counties

NWS has issued a tornado watch for the following counties in Indiana until 10 p.m. ET: Bartholomew, Brown, Clark, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Dubois, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Ohio, Orange, Perry, Ripley, Rush, Scott, Shelby, Switzerland, Union, Washington and Wayne.

A severe thunderstorm warning also is in effect until 4:30 p.m. for northern Shelby County; Hanco*ck County; north central Monroe County; west central Rush County; southeastern Morgan County; Johnson County; northwestern Brown County; and southeastern Marion County. According to NWS Indianapolis, a severe thunderstorm near Martinsville was moving northeast at 85 mph around 4 p.m., with a threat of wind gusts and quarter sized hail.

Rotation in storm near Evansville Tuesday afternoon

NWS in Paducah, Ky., advised people in Evansville to take cover because of rotation in a storm headed toward town. The current warning expires at 3 p.m. (2 p.m. CT); and there is still a tornado watch in effect until 6 p.m. (5 p.m. CT).

Evansville weather:Tornado watch in effect for Tri-State through 6 p.m. Tuesday

Kentucky governor declares state of emergency

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon after morning storms caused damage throughout the state.

Whiteland Police report sinkhole

The sinkhole, which measures at around 3 feet wide and 5 feet deep is located along Whiteland Road near Whiteland Community High School and Brewer ditch. The road will be closed at U.S. 31 and Center Street.

Randolph County, Indiana encounters flooding of Mississinewa River

The Mississinewa River near Ridgeville in Randolph County may experience moderate flooding, according to NWS. Water height had reached 13 feet as of 9 a.m. Tuesday.

CenterPoint Energy Indiana customers without power in 5 counties

CenterPoint Energy customers are seeing power outages in Gibson, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warren counties affecting more than 20,000 customers as of 8:44 a.m. Tuesday:

  • Vanderburgh County, IN: 10,076
  • Posey County, IN: 6,034
  • Spencer County, IN: 1,143
  • Warrick County, IN: 1,125
  • Gibson County, IN: 13

Indianapolis flooding wreaks havoc on city streets

Reporter Karl Schneider said Indianapolis has received between 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain so far with an additional inch expected in the area, as Central Indiana and surrounding counties are under a flood warning until 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Two cars are reportedly stranded under a bridge on 10thStreet near Sherman due to flooding.

Schnieder also shares what you should to do when you encounter high water on the roads.

Storm leaves damage, outages in Evansville

After morning storms ripped through Southern Indiana, thousands of customers were without power as of 7:45 a.m., the . Several schools in the area announced closures, and damage from severe winds was scattered around the area, including at a Super 8 motel near U.S. 41.

Tornadoes, large hail possible in Indianapolis Tuesday, April 2. Snow Wednesday, April 3? (2)

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Indiana tornado watch issued for 6 counties

A tornado watch has been issued by NWS until noon ET for the following Indiana counties:

What's the weather today in Indiana? Is it going to rain?

Here's what to expect Tuesday, April 2, according to NWS:

Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 a.m., followed by showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. North northeast wind will run from 7 to 16 mph, becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers before 8 p.m., then isolated showers after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38 degrees. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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What's the temperature today, April 2, near me in Indianapolis?

Temperatures will reach a high of 71 degrees, according NWS.

What's the weather tomorrow, April 3, near me in Indiana? Is it going to rain or snow?

Here's what to expect Wednesday, April 3, according to NWS:

Wednesday: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 11 a.m. West southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Wednesday night: Rain and snow showers, mainly before 2 a.m. Low around 35 degrees. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

What's the temperature tomorrow, April 3, near me in Indianapolis?

Temperatures will reach a high near 45 degrees, according to NWS.

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Chris Sims is a digital content producer for Midwest Connect Gannett. Follow him on Twitter:@ChrisFSims.

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