June 12, 2010 Severe Storms

A line of severe storms marched across Central Indiana on June 12, bringing a tornado, damaging winds, and heavy rain.

 

Surface Map

Above is a surface map from 8:00 PM EDT June 12.

The tornado occurred in Morgan County, touching down at 8:26 PM and lifting at 8:33 PM EDT. The tornado was on the ground for 5.8 miles, had a width of 75 yards, and was rated an EF-0. Below are some images related to the tornado. Click any image for a larger version.

Tornado Track Path - Large Scale

Closer view of Morgan County Tornado Path

Tornado Track Closer view of Tornado Track

 

Radar image at time of tornado touchdown

Storm Relative Motion Radar Image at time of tornado

Radar Image at time of Touchdown Storm Relative Velocity Image at Touchdown

After the storms passed, some witnessed a double rainbow. Below is a picture of the rainbow in Miami County (Click to Enlarge)

Rainbow

 Below are storm reports received from the severe event:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
223 PM EDT SUN JUN 13 2010

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

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SW RAINSVILLE           40.42N 87.32W 
06/12/2010                   WARREN             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREES DOWN AND HIGH WATER REPORTED ALONG ROCKY FORD ROAD 
            IN THE BRISCOE ROAD AREA. NO FURTHER INFO. AVAIL.

0620 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 SSW ATTICA            40.25N 87.27W 
06/12/2010  E55.00 MPH       FOUNTAIN           IN   MESONET         

            COCORAHS OBSERVER ESTIMATING 50 TO 60 MPH WIND.

0622 PM     FLOOD            1 NW RAINSVILLE         40.43N 87.33W 
06/12/2010                   WARREN             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            HIGH WATER REPORTED ON COUNTY ROAD 850 NORTH. NO DETAILS 
            AVAIL.

0640 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 SSW ATTICA            40.25N 87.27W 
06/12/2010  M0.33 INCH       FOUNTAIN           IN   MESONET         

            RAINFALL IN 20-MINUTE PERIOD ENDING APPROX 640 PM EDT. 
            RECEIVED FROM COCORAHS OBSERVER

0710 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 SW CRAWFORDSVILLE     40.01N 86.94W 
06/12/2010  M64.00 MPH       MONTGOMERY         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NEAR LAKE HOLIDAY

0745 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KOKOMO                  40.48N 86.13W 
06/12/2010                   HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO   

            6 INCH TREE LIMB DOWN

0750 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ZIONSVILLE              39.95N 86.27W 
06/12/2010                   BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            POWER LINES DOWN

0753 PM     TSTM WND GST     ZIONSVILLE              39.95N 86.27W 
06/12/2010  M63.00 MPH       BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0820 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NNW PARAGON           39.44N 86.58W 
06/12/2010                   MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            ROOFTOP OF MODULAR HOME PARTIALLY OR COMPLETELY BLOWN OFF
            AT 963 LETTERMAN LANE. TIME ESTIMATED.

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W 
06/12/2010                   MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO   

            6 INCH TREE LIMB DOWN 2 MILES EAST OF STATE ROUTE 37 ON 
            STATE ROUTE 44

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 N MARTINSVILLE        39.44N 86.42W 
06/12/2010                   MORGAN             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            SEVERAL TREES DOWN AT 1959 BLUE BLUFF RD.

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NNW MARTINSVILLE      39.45N 86.44W 
06/12/2010                   MORGAN             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            MULTIPLE HOMES WITH TREES DOWN ON THEM. MULTIPLE BIG 
            TREES UPROOTED. DAMAGE OCCURRED IN LAKE EDGEWOOD AREA.

0845 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W 
06/12/2010                   MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO   

            8-INCH TREE LIMB DOWN IN DOWNTOWN

0847 PM     TSTM WND GST     WAVERLY                 39.56N 86.27W 
06/12/2010  M64.00 MPH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            MEASURED AT INTERSECTION OF SR144 AND SR67

0900 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NE MARTINSVILLE       39.48N 86.34W 
06/12/2010  E55.00 MPH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0917 PM     FLOOD            FRANKLIN                39.49N 86.06W 
06/12/2010                   JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            ONE FOOT OF WATER ON DOWNTOWN STREETS NEAR JEFFERSON AND 
            STATE ROUTE 31

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