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LIVE BLOG: Severe weather threatens central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday, parts of central Indiana were under a severe thunderstorm warning, with a few communities reporting strong winds and hail.

8 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Hancock, Henry, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Rush and Shelby counties until 9 p.m.

7:45 p.m.

Indiana State Fair officials said staff were not at the gates and were not accepting guests into the grounds. People already at the fair had been asked to seek shelter, the spokesperson said.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Delaware, Henry and Randolph counties until 8:15 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

The following counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 p.m.: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Parke and Putnam counties.

The Indiana State Fair canceled its Sunday night concert from Mary Mary due to severe weather.

After evacuating the Ruoff Music Center, officials announced the planned Luke Bryan concert would be postponed until Oct. 11.

6:30 p.m.

The following counties are under severe thunderstorm warnings until 7:30 p.m. Sunday: Boone, Clinton, Hamilton, Hendricks, Marion, Montgomery, Parke, Putnam and Vermillion.

Duke Energy is reporting 1,947 customers without power in Vermillion County and 934 customers without power in Warrick County.

Are you seeing severe weather in your area? If so, send photos you take, from a safe place, to with your name, the location where the photo was taken and any other significant details.


Colder and quiet rest of the week.

A good 20° swing this morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel like temperatures in teens. Will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t hep us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Day time highs should warm to the upper 30s. Tonight will be cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid 40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by mid week with highs in the mid 40s.