June 20, 2011 Central Indiana Hail and Flooding

As a warm front lifted north across central Indiana, severe thunderstorms developed along it. Some areas received golf ball size hail. Across the Indianapolis area, rainfall of over 3 inches in some locations caused extensive flooding. This flooding impacted the morning rush hour, and some water rescues were performed.

Radar Image of storms across Morgan County Radar Image of Storms across Johnson County
Radar image of hail producing storm across Morgan County. Click to Enlarge. Radar image of hail producing storm across Johnson County. Click to Enlarge.
 

Picture of storm near Frankfort - Click to Enlarge

Picture of a storm near Frankfort - Click to Enlarge

 

Rainfall Map ending 7am June 20 - Click to Enlarge 24 hour Rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 21 - Click to Enlarge
24 Hour Rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 20 - Click to Enlarge 24 Hour Rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 21 - Click to Enlarge

24 hour estimated rainfall - click to enlarge

24 Hour Estimated Rainfall for the Event - Click to Enlarge

 

 

Hydrograph of Lick Creek
Hydrograph of Lick Creek near Beech Grove showing the effects of the heavy rain.

Hydrograph of Buck Creek
Hydrograph of Buck Creek near Acton showing the effects of the heavy rain.

 Storm Reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
644 PM EDT MON JUN 20 2011

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

0200 AM     HAIL             3 SW WILLIAMS           38.77N 86.69W
06/20/2011  E1.75 INCH       MARTIN             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            TIME ESTIMATED.

0203 AM     HAIL             WILLIAMS                38.80N 86.65W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0225 AM     HAIL             MITCHELL                38.74N 86.48W
06/20/2011  E1.25 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED.

0229 AM     HAIL             MITCHELL                38.74N 86.48W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0236 AM     HAIL             MITCHELL                38.74N 86.48W
06/20/2011  E1.25 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0400 AM     HAIL             1 E MOORESVILLE         39.62N 86.35W
06/20/2011  E0.25 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0400 AM     HAIL             MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W
06/20/2011  E1.75 INCH       MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

            ON COLUMBUS ST. TIME ESTIMATED.

0401 AM     HAIL             MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W
06/20/2011  E0.88 INCH       MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

0419 AM     HAIL             2 S GREENWOOD           39.59N 86.11W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0420 AM     HAIL             MOORESVILLE             39.62N 86.37W
06/20/2011  E0.88 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0445 AM     HAIL             GREENWOOD               39.62N 86.11W
06/20/2011  E1.50 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED.

0455 AM     HAIL             NEW WHITELAND           39.56N 86.10W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED.

0537 AM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       MARION             IN   PUBLIC

0538 AM     HAIL             INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUN 39.83N 86.13W
06/20/2011  E0.88 INCH       MARION             IN   PUBLIC

0555 AM     HAIL             BARGERSVILLE            39.52N 86.17W
06/20/2011  E1.75 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED.

0635 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MULTIPLE CARS STALLED IN WATER ON COLLEGE AVE JUST NORTH
            OF 86TH ST.

0648 AM     FLOOD            SHELBYVILLE             39.52N 85.78W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STREET FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY 0.5 INCH HAIL.

0654 AM     FLOOD            WHITELAND               39.55N 86.09W
06/20/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            ROADS FLOODED.

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 SSE NEW SALEM         39.53N 85.35W
06/20/2011  M1.17 INCH       RUSH               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       5 ENE MITCHELL          38.76N 86.39W
06/20/2011  M1.52 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       3 WNW LAWRENCE          39.89N 86.04W
06/20/2011  M1.32 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 S LAFAYETTE           40.40N 86.87W
06/20/2011  M2.21 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       10 NE INDIANAPOLIS      39.88N 86.01W
06/20/2011  M2.21 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       6 SE INDIANAPOLIS       39.72N 86.07W
06/20/2011  M1.56 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       5 N INDIANAPOLIS        39.85N 86.15W
06/20/2011  M2.63 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       5 WSW GREENWOOD         39.59N 86.20W
06/20/2011  M2.33 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 ENE FAIRLAND          39.60N 85.84W
06/20/2011  M3.41 INCH       SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       2 W CARMEL              39.97N 86.15W
06/20/2011  M2.40 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 ESE CARMEL            39.96N 86.09W
06/20/2011  M2.32 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 E CUMBERLAND          39.78N 85.93W
06/20/2011  M2.44 INCH       HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       2 W CARMEL              39.97N 86.15W
06/20/2011  M0.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 ESE CARMEL            39.96N 86.09W
06/20/2011  M0.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       8 SW INDIANAPOLIS       39.69N 86.25W
06/20/2011  M1.43 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 SSW SHELBYVILLE       39.51N 85.78W
06/20/2011  M2.83 INCH       SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       4 N ZIONSVILLE          40.01N 86.27W
06/20/2011  M1.95 INCH       BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HR TOTAL

0700 AM     HEAVY RAIN       1 E CUMBERLAND          39.78N 85.93W
06/20/2011  M0.00 INCH       HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24 HOUR TOTAL

0702 AM     FLOOD            FRANKLIN                39.49N 86.06W
06/20/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL ROADS UNDER WATER IN FRANKLIN.

0740 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            EMERSON AVE FLOODED BETWEEN PROSPECT AND ENGLISH AVE.

0753 AM     FLOOD            CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VEHICLES STRANDED IN HIGH WATER ON CORPORATION DR. JUST
            OFF OF I-69.

0817 AM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SSW SHELBYVILLE       39.48N 85.80W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            POWERLINES DOWN NEAR 350 S AND COLUMBUS RD. REPORTED AT
            817 AM.

0817 AM     FLOOD            4 S SHELBYVILLE         39.47N 85.78W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SR 9 FLOODED AT CR 350 S AND BETWEEN CR 500 AND 600 S.

0817 AM     FLOOD            SHELBYVILLE             39.52N 85.78W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SIGNIFICANT STREET FLOODING IN SHELBYVILLE...ESPECIALLY
            ON COLESCOTT ST. BETWEEN HARRISON AND MILLER ST.

0844 AM     HEAVY RAIN       MCCORDSVILLE            39.91N 85.93W
06/20/2011  M2.34 INCH       HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2.34 INCHES SINCE 6 AM AND STILL RAINING.

0847 AM     HEAVY RAIN       FAIRLAND                39.60N 85.86W
06/20/2011  E2.50 INCH       SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            2.50 INCHES OF RAIN SINCE 6 AM IN FAIRLAND.

0850 AM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
06/20/2011                   DECATUR            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

0851 AM     FLOOD            6 SE SHELBYVILLE        39.46N 85.70W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER FLOWING OVER SR 244 WEST OF CR 600 E.

0851 AM     FLOOD            5 SE SHELBYVILLE        39.47N 85.71W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SLOWED TRAFFIC ON I-74 AT MILE MARKER 119 DUE TO WATER ON
            ROADWAY.

0853 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            WATER COVERING ROADWAY AT 71ST AND BINFORD.

0856 AM     FLOOD            10 N INDIANAPOLIS       39.92N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            ROADS FLOODED IN NORA.

0900 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            WATER COVERING ROADWAY AT 16TH AND SHADELAND...ALSO AT
            WASHINGTON AND POST.

0900 AM     FLOOD            4 ESE NEW WHITELAND     39.54N 86.03W
06/20/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            INTERESECTION OF WHITELAND ROAD AND HURRICANE ROAD CLOSED
            DUE TO WATER.

0900 AM     FLOOD            2 WSW NEW WHITELAND     39.55N 86.13W
06/20/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            200 W AND 500 N CLOSED DUE TO WATER.

0906 AM     HEAVY RAIN       WESTFIELD               40.05N 86.13W
06/20/2011  E2.25 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            2.25 INCHES THIS MORNING...UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR RAIN
            RATES.

0911 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            ROADWAY COMPLETELY COVERED AT 88TH AND WESTFIELD BLVD.

0930 AM     HEAVY RAIN       SHELBYVILLE             39.52N 85.78W
06/20/2011  E4.00 INCH       SHELBY             IN   PUBLIC

            AT LEAST 4.00 INCHES OF RAINFALL SINCE 830 AM IN SOUTHERN
            SHELBYVILLE.

0932 AM     FLOOD            FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
06/20/2011                   HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC

            106TH ST CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING BETWEEN HAGUE RD AND
            ALLISONVILLE.

0938 AM     FLOOD            6 SW SHELBYVILLE        39.46N 85.86W
06/20/2011                   SHELBY             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER OVER SR 44 WEST OF SHELBYVILLE NEAR 500 W.

0944 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SIX OR MORE INCHES OVER FRANKLIN RD BETWEEN WYSON AND ROY
            RD.

0948 AM     HAIL             AVON                    39.76N 86.38W
06/20/2011  E0.75 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            AT DAN JONES AND 200 S NEAR AVON AND PLAINFIELD LINE.

1002 AM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011  E1.00 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SOUTH SIDE OF INDIANAPOLIS...1 BLOCK FROM UNIVERSITY OF
            INDIANAPOLIS.

1005 AM     FLOOD            INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
06/20/2011                   MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            WATER UP TO 6 FEET DEEP ACROSS EAST AND SOUTHEAST MARION
            COUNTY.

1020 AM     HEAVY RAIN       CARMEL                  39.97N 86.11W
06/20/2011  E3.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            3.00 INCHES OF RAINFALL THIS MORNING. MEASURED AT MAIN
            ST. AND HAZEL DELL ON THE EAST SIDE OF CARMEL.

1021 AM     HEAVY RAIN       MCCORDSVILLE            39.91N 85.93W
06/20/2011  E3.50 INCH       HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            3.50 INCHES HAS FALLEN SINCE 6 AM...96TH AND OLIO.

1033 AM     HEAVY RAIN       FRANKFORT               40.28N 86.51W
06/20/2011  M2.05 INCH       CLINTON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2.05 INCHES MEASURED SO FAR THIS MORNING. NO MAJOR
            FLOODING AT THIS TIME.

1058 AM     HEAVY RAIN       2 S CASTLETON           39.88N 86.05W
06/20/2011  M4.26 INCH       MARION             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            4.26 INCHES OF RAINFALL SINCE 6 AM. MANY ROADS ACROSS
            NORTHEAST MARION COUNTY FLOODED INCLUDING JOHNSON RD AND
            THE INTERSECTION OF KESSLER AND BINFORD NEAR 59TH ST.

1133 AM     HEAVY RAIN       BEECH GROVE             39.72N 86.09W
06/20/2011  M4.03 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL THUS FAR.

1238 PM     HEAVY RAIN       8 NNW INDIANAPOLIS      39.88N 86.20W
06/20/2011  M3.58 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL.


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