Severe Weather of June 2, 2009

Severe thunderstorms brought very large hail, damaging winds, and flooding rains the afternoon and early evening of June 2, 2009. A list of severe weather reports received follow the pictures below.

Hamilton County: (Click any picture to enlarge)

Radar Image 5:30 PM EDT

5:39 PM EDT Radar Image

Baseball size hail was reported from this storm. The left radar image was taken at 5:30 PM EDT and the one on the right is from 5:39 PM EDT. 

Hail at Fishers

Hamilton County Damage

The hail on the ground in the left picture had been there for an hour when the image was taken. A quarter is in the picture for reference. The picture on the right shows damage to a sign caused by the hail.

 

Henry County: (click any picture to enlarge)

Radar Image 3:46 PM EDT

Radar Image at 3:56 PM EDT

The radar image on the left was taken at 3:46 PM, while the image on the right was taken at 3:56 PM.

Henry County Hail

Hail Damage from Henry County

The left picture shows the hail that fell in the county, while the picture on the right shows windshield damage caused by the hail. Photos courtesy of spotter R.G.

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
840 PM EDT TUE JUN 02 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0313 PM     HAIL             5 S MONTEZUMA           39.72N 87.37W
06/02/2009  E0.25 INCH       PARKE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0331 PM     HAIL             2 S ROCKVILLE           39.74N 87.23W
06/02/2009  E0.88 INCH       PARKE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0355 PM     HAIL             4 SSW NEW CASTLE        39.87N 85.39W
06/02/2009  E1.75 INCH       HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            DAMAGE TO VEHICLE WINDSHIELD.

0415 PM     HAIL             1 S BAINBRIDGE          39.75N 86.81W
06/02/2009  E1.00 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

0443 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/02/2009  E0.75 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SOUTH ST AND ILLINOIS

0454 PM     HAIL             BROWNSBURG              39.84N 86.39W
06/02/2009  E0.88 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NICKLE HAIL COVERING GROUND.

0459 PM     HAIL             2 SE BROWNSBURG         39.82N 86.37W
06/02/2009  E1.00 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            4 TO 6 MINUTES OF DIME/QUARTER HAIL

0511 PM     TSTM WND GST     SPEEDWAY                39.79N 86.25W
06/02/2009  E60.00 MPH       MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            WEST SIDE OF INDY AND NICKLE SIZE HAIL.

0512 PM     TSTM WND GST     SPEEDWAY                39.79N 86.25W
06/02/2009  E40.00 MPH       MARION             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            DIME SIZE HAIL AND 40 MPH WIND GUST NEAR I465 AND 38TH ST
            ON INDIANAPOLIS WEST SIDE

0520 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/02/2009  E1.25 INCH       MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            NEAR 75TH ST AND BINFORD

0526 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S CASTLETON           39.88N 86.05W
06/02/2009                   MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            NEAR 71ST AND SHADLAND LARGE TREE DOWN... 1.3 INCHES OF
            RAIN IN 40 MINUTES...WIND GUST MEASURED TO 36 MPH AND 0.6
            INCH HAIL.

0530 PM     HAIL             CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
06/02/2009  E1.50 INCH       MARION             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            1.5 INCH HAIL NEAR 86TH ST AND ALLISONVILLE RD.

0530 PM     HAIL             FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
06/02/2009  E2.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            NEAR 111TH AND ALLISONVILLE RD.

0535 PM     HAIL             FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
06/02/2009  E1.75 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC

            WINDOW DAMAGE TO NWS EMPLOYEE/S HOUSE.

0540 PM     HAIL             2 N FISHERS             39.98N 86.02W
06/02/2009  M1.25 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0540 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 N FISHERS             39.98N 86.02W
06/02/2009  E60.00 MPH       HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0540 PM     HAIL             1 W FISHERS             39.95N 86.04W
06/02/2009  U2.75 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            MULTIPLE REPORTS OF BASEBALL SIZE HAIL NEAR 116TH STREET
            AND HAGUE ROAD RELAYED BY WTHR.

0542 PM     FLASH FLOOD      INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/02/2009                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            3 TO 4 INCHES OF WATER FLOWING OVER ROAD NEAR FALL CREEK
            AND BROKENHURST RD

0545 PM     HAIL             FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
06/02/2009  U2.50 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0553 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 NE FISHERS            39.99N 85.97W
06/02/2009  E60.00 MPH       HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            NEAR SR 238 AND I69.

0600 PM     HEAVY RAIN       CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
06/02/2009  M1.38 INCH       MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            1.38 INCHES OF RAIN MEASURED IN 30 MINUTES.

0602 PM     TSTM WND GST     LAPEL                   40.07N 85.85W
06/02/2009  E50.00 MPH       MADISON            IN   PUBLIC

            ON I-69 NEAR MILE MARKER 14

0635 PM     FLASH FLOOD      FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
06/02/2009                   HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            NUMEROUS FLOODED STREETS IN THE FISHERS AREA.

0706 PM     HAIL             5 NW NORTH VERNON       39.06N 85.70W
06/02/2009  E0.50 INCH       JENNINGS           IN   PUBLIC

            COUNTY SQUIRE AREA.

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