June 23-26 Central Indiana Severe Weather

Surface Map 11 PM June 25

During the period from June 23 to June 25, areas of thunderstorms moved across central Indiana. Some of these storms became severe, producing damaging winds, large hail, and torrential rain. Below is a map of storm reports received from June 23-June 25. Click the map to visit a website with an interactive version. A text listing of reports follows at the bottom of this page.

Map of Storm Reports Received - Click for an interactive version

Some of the storms moved across the same areas on the 25th and 26th, producing 2 day rainfall totals over 7 inches. Below are maps of rainfall. Click any image to enlarge:

24 hour rainfall ending June 26 7:00 AM. 24 hour rainfall ending June 27 7:00 AM.
24 hour rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 26. 24 hour rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 27

2 Day Rainfall total ending June 27 7:00 AM

48 hour rainfall ending 7:00 AM June 27.

The radar image below shows storms at 7:00 PM June 26. These were typical of the heavy rain producers through the period.

Radar at 7:00 PM june 26. Click to enlarge

Storm Reports

June 23 Storm Reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
240 PM EDT MON JUN 24 2013

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

0330 PM     LIGHTNING        1 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.17W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            ZOO EMPLOYEE INDIRECTLY STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. CONDITION
            UNKNOWN.

0332 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 SW INDIANAPOLIS       39.72N  86.29W
06/23/2013  M55 MPH          MARION             IN   ASOS

            ALSO PENNY SIZE HAIL.

0335 PM     HAIL             6 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.26W
06/23/2013  E0.75 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0348 PM     FLASH FLOOD      7 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.28W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            INTERSECTION OF WASHINGTON AND GIRLS SCHOOL FLOODED

0349 PM     HAIL             BROOKLYN                39.54N  86.37W
06/23/2013  E0.25 INCH       MORGAN             IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0350 PM     HAIL             BROOKLYN                39.54N  86.37W
06/23/2013  E0.25 INCH       MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

0355 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE MOORESVILLE        39.60N  86.34W
06/23/2013                   MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

            TREE BLOWN DOWN ON ORCHARD ROAD

0405 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ZIONSVILLE              39.95N  86.27W
06/23/2013                   BOONE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE DOWN ON HOUSE

0407 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 NW INDIANAPOLIS       39.83N  86.21W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREE BLOWN DOWN AT EAGLE POINT APARTMENTS

0409 PM     TSTM WND DMG     7 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.28W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREE BLOWN DOWN AT ROCKVILLE AND GIRLS SCHOOL ROAD

0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 SW INDIANAPOLIS       39.69N  86.25W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            20 TO 25 TREES DOWNED IN SALEM CREEK HOUSING ADDITION
            ON BRIDGEPORT RD BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND MORRIS. TIME
            ESTIMATED FROM RADAR. REPORTED FROM MEDIA FACEBOOK PAGE.

0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARTINSVILLE            39.42N  86.42W
06/23/2013                   MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

            LARGE TREE SPLIT AND BLOWN DOWN. UNSURE IF DUE TO
            LIGHTNING OR WIND. TIME ESTIMATED VIA RADAR. REPORT
            RECEIVED VIA MEDIA FACEBOOK PAGE.

0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARTINSVILLE            39.42N  86.42W
06/23/2013                   MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

            TREE DOWN ON HOUSE. REPORT FROM FACEBOOK.

0416 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 SW INDIANAPOLIS       39.72N  86.29W
06/23/2013  M54 MPH          MARION             IN   ASOS

0438 PM     HEAVY RAIN       8 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.30W
06/23/2013  M2.20 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

0440 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 NW INDIANAPOLIS       39.86N  86.25W
06/23/2013                   MARION             IN   NEWSPAPER

            EASTBOUND LANES OF INTERSTATE 465 NEAR INTERSTATE 865
            CLOSED DUE TO DOWNED POWER LINES.

0450 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 NE PLAINFIELD         39.72N  86.36W
06/23/2013                   HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FLOODING ON RONALD REAGAN PARKWAY NEAR U.S. 40

0455 PM     HEAVY RAIN       7 W INDIANAPOLIS        39.78N  86.28W
06/23/2013  M3.75 INCH       MARION             IN   COCORAHS

            RAINFALL FELL DURING A 90 MINUTE PERIOD

June 26 Storm Reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1049 PM EDT WED JUN 26 2013

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

0207 PM     FLOOD            OAKTOWN                 38.87N  87.44W
06/26/2013                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED HEAVY RAIN AND HIGH WIND. ROADWAYS ARE
            FLOODING.

0218 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SE ODON               38.81N  86.95W
06/26/2013                   DAVIESS            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            RED MAPLE TREE BRANCHES BLOWN DOWN...DESCRIBED AS BIG
            AS MEDIUM SIZE.. SECOND HAND REPORT

0222 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ODON                    38.84N  86.99W
06/26/2013                   DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SECOND HAND REPORT OF A TREE DOWN ONTO A HOME ON SOUTH
            SPRING ROAD NEAR THE PARK

0244 PM     HEAVY RAIN       ODON                    38.84N  86.99W
06/26/2013  M3.00 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   PUBLIC

            LEAVES BLOWN OFF OF THE TREES BUT NO LIMBS DOWN. HEAVY
            RAINFALL.

0249 PM     HAIL             3 SW WILLIAMS           38.77N  86.68W
06/26/2013  M0.25 INCH       MARTIN             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            HEAVY RAIN JUST STARTED.

0256 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 NE MITCHELL           38.77N  86.44W
06/26/2013  M67 MPH          LAWRENCE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0330 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 SW WILLIAMS           38.77N  86.68W
06/26/2013  M1.80 INCH       MARTIN             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0403 PM     FLOOD            NEWBERRY                38.92N  87.02W
06/26/2013                   GREENE             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SR 57 NORTH OF NEWBERRY AND SR 67 NORTH OF LYONS ARE
            BOTH FLOODED. LOTS OF TREES DOWN.

0410 PM     HEAVY RAIN       ODON                    38.84N  86.99W
06/26/2013  M3.50 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            AMOUNT FELL IN 30 MINUTES DURING MAIN PART OF STORM.
            ADDITIONAL RAIN FELL BEFORE AFTER.

0426 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BEDFORD                 38.86N  86.49W
06/26/2013                   LAWRENCE           IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE ON A HOUSE... CARS DAMAGED... GARAGE WITH DAMAGE
            AND OUTBUILDING DESTROYED ON TWIN PONDS ROAD.

0551 PM     TSTM WND DMG     VINCENNES               38.68N  87.51W
06/26/2013                   KNOX               IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            4 INCH DIAMETER TREE LIMB DOWNED IN THE 500 BLOCK OF
            CHURCH STREET. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.

0552 PM     HAIL             VINCENNES               38.68N  87.51W
06/26/2013  E0.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            LOCATED AT MAIN STREET

0553 PM     HEAVY RAIN       PAXTON                  39.02N  87.39W
06/26/2013  M3.42 INCH       SULLIVAN           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            FELL BETWEEN 1 AND 3 PM EDT

0555 PM     HAIL             3 SW UNIONVILLE         39.20N  86.46W
06/26/2013  E0.25 INCH       MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0555 PM     HAIL             VINCENNES               38.68N  87.51W
06/26/2013  E0.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            AT SOUTH 6TH STREET

0600 PM     FLOOD            TERRE HAUTE             39.47N  87.38W
06/26/2013                   VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            WATER COVERING THE RIGHT LANES AND ALMOST ALL THE CURB
            AT SOUTH 3RD STREET

0603 PM     FLOOD            VINCENNES               38.68N  87.51W
06/26/2013                   KNOX               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            MOST ROADS IN SOUTHERN VINCENNES ARE FLOODED. SIXTH
            STREET AND VIGO IS FLOODED

0608 PM     FLOOD            6 SE TERRE HAUTE        39.41N  87.30W
06/26/2013                   VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TWO INCHES OF WATER RUNNING OVER THE ROAD AT RILEY ROAD
            AND STATE ROUTE 46

0608 PM     FLOOD            4 SE TERRE HAUTE        39.43N  87.33W
06/26/2013                   VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            STREET FLOODING SOUTH FAGIN STREET AND EAST MOYER DRIVE

0646 PM     FLOOD            3 S TERRE HAUTE         39.43N  87.38W
06/26/2013                   VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            ESTIMATED 3 FEET OF WATER ON MCALLISTER LANE

0803 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 S MONROE CITY         38.60N  87.35W
06/26/2013                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE LIMBS DOWNED ALONG STATE ROUTE 61. TIME ESTIMATED
            FROM RADAR.

0900 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LINTON                  39.04N  87.16W
06/26/2013                   GREENE             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            AN INDIVIDUAL WAS RESCUED WHEN THEIR CAR BECAME TRAPPED
            IN HIGH WATER.

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