May 25, 2011 Severe Weather Outbreak

Fronts and Radar near 8pm May 25

The approach of a strong low pressure system from the west set the stage for a significant severe weather outbreak across central Indiana on May 25th. Eight tornadoes touched down in central Indiana, with an additional one moving into the area from southern Indiana. In addition, widespread wind damage and large hail impacted the area.

Tornadoes

Below is information on the tornadoes that touched down in central Indiana. This information is preliminary and subject to change. Final stats will be found in the Storm Data publication later this year. The information on this page was last updated June 9, 2011, to add 2 tornadoes and update information on the other tornadoes, including upgrading the Lawrence County tornado to EF-3.

Tornado Paths Overview - Click to Enlarge
Overview of Tornado Paths on May 25. Click to Enlarge

Decatur County

#1:

  • Location: 2 WSW Greensburg to 1 W Greensburg
  • Estimated Time: 5:15 PM to 5:18 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-1
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 100-105 MPH
  • Path Length: 1 Mile
  • Max Path Width: 600 Yards

A high end EF-1 tornado, with maximum winds of 100-105 mph impacted the southwest side of Greensburg, with the most extensive damage from the Decatur County Airport northeast through Greensburg City Park, the Greensburg Country Club and the Country Club Estates neighborhood where about 30 homes sustained damage.  Damage began at the airport where roofs were peeled and several garage doors were blown in on the hangar buildings.  A Twin Otter plane tethered near the hangars was spun around and cartwheeled about 50 feet to the north. Numerous large oak trees in excess of 4 feet in diameter were completely uprooted through the park and the golf course.  A park shelter building was destroyed when a 4 1/2 foot diameter oak tree fell on the structure.  Homes throughout the Country Club Estates neighborhood sustained roof, siding and gutter damage with several garage doors blown out. One home had its exterior garage wall bowed.  Homes also sustained significant hail damage, with siding severely damaged and windows broken. This tornado was determined to be a mile in length with a maximum width of 600 yards.

Reflectivity Image of Decatur County at 5:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image at 5:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge
Reflectivity Image at 5:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image. Radar is to the northwest. Click to Enlarge

 #2:

  • Location: 2 NW Greensburg
  • Estimated Time: 5:20 PM to 5:22 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-1
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 90 MPH
  • Path Length: 0.5 Miles
  • Max Path Width: 400 Yards

Additional tornado damage was discovered in the Rolling Meadows neighborhood about one half mile south of the Interstate 74 and US 421 interchange and just north of County Road 100 North.  This was determined to be from a second tornado, rated EF-1 with maximum winds at 90 mph. Approximately 15-20 homes throughout the neighborhood sustained roof or siding damage, with garage doors buckling and blowing inwards on several of these homes. Much of the debris was strewn into an adjacent farm field. Just across US 421 off to the northeast, a small piece of plywood was found impaled into the stucco on a bank building. The path length was 0.5 miles with a maximum width 400 yards.  

 

Reflectivity Image of Decatur County at 5:20PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image at 5:20 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge
Reflectivity Image at 5:20 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image. Radar is to the northwest. Click to Enlarge
  

Map of Tornado Paths in Decatur County

Map of Tornado Paths in Decatur County - Click to Enlarge

Lawrence County

  • Location: approx 5 miles east of Bedford
  • Estimated Time:  7:58 PM to 811 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-3
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 140 mph
  • Path Length: 6.8 miles
  • Max Path Width: 300 yards

National Weather Service storm survey teams determined an EF-2 tornado struck near Bedford, damaging or destroying several buildings in a 6.8 mile long swath up to a quarter mile wide. 

 

Radar image of Lawrence County near 8:00 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity image of Lawrence County near 8pm EDT - Click to Enlarge 
 Radar Image of Lawrence County at 8:02 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge  Storm Relative Velocity image at 8:02 PM - Radar is to the north-northeast

Path of Lawrence County Tornado - Click to Enlarge

  Path of Tornado in Lawrence County - Click to Enlarge

 Vigo County

  • Estimated Time: 9:20-9:21 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-1 (100 mph)
  • Path Length: 0.4 Miles
  • Max Path Width: 100 yards

 

Path of Tornado in Vigo County - Click to Enlarge

Path of Tornado in Vigo County - Click to Enlarge

 

Parke County

 #1:

  • Estimated Time: 9:38 PM to 9:39 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-0
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 80 MPH
  • Path Length: 0.4 Miles
  • Max Path Width: 30 Yards

#2:

  • Location: Approx 5 miles ESE of Rockville
  • Estimated Time: 9:40 PM to 9:43 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-1
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 90 MPH
  • Path Length: 0.8 Miles
  • Max Path Width: 100 Yards

 

Radar Image of Parke County at 9:42PM EDT - Click to Enlarge
Radar Image valid at 9:42 PM EDT - click to enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image valid at 9:42 PM - Radar is to the east

Plot of 1st Tornado in Parke County - Click to Enlarge

Path of Tornado in Parke County - Click to Enlarge

Path of Tornado #1 in Parke County - Click to Enlarge

Path of Tornado #2 in Parke County - Click to Enlarge

 

Monroe County

  • Location:  approx 3 miles southwest of Bloomington on SR45.
  • Estimated Time: 10:14 PM to 10:16 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-1
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 100 mph
  • Path Length: 0.9 miles
  • Max Path Width:  150 yds

A brief EF-1 tornado overturned and destroyed several mobile homes just west of Bloomington.  The Bloomington tornado damage was along SR45.  The same storm also produced a broad, long swath of significant straight-line wind damage along SR45 to SR37 and continued east across the south side of Bloomington.  Winds within this path were estimated at over 80 mph.

Reflectivity Image of Monroe County at 10:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image valid at 10:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge
Reflectivity Image valid at 10:15 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge Storm Relative Velocity Image at 10:15 PM Radar is to the north-northeast
 

Map of Bloomington Tornado - Click to Enlarge

 Map of Monroe County Tornado Path - Click to Enlarge 

Shelby County

  • Location: 1 N of Morristown
  • Estimated Time: 11:15 PM to 11:17 PM
  • Maximum EF-Scale Rating: EF-0
  • Estimated Wind Speed: 75 MPH
  • Path Length: 0.75 Miles
  • Max Path Width: 150 Yards

An EF-0 tornado with maximum winds of 75 mph was discovered in northeast Shelby County to the north of Morristown. Numerous trees were snapped along and just east of the Big Blue River and Asbury Road from near County Road 1100 North to the Shelby-Hancock County line.  Two homes sustained minor damage, and a gentleman sustained injuries from a tree falling on his automobile.  The path length of the tornado was 0.75 miles with a maximum width of 150 yards.

 Radar Image of Shelby County at 11:14 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge  Storm Relative Velocity Image of Shelby County at 11:14 PM - Click to Enlarge
 Reflectivity Image valid at 11:14 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge  Storm Relative Velocity Image at 11:14 PM EDT - Radar is to the west
  

Map of Tornado Path - Click to Enlarge

Map of Shelby County Tornado Path - Click to Enlarge 

Damaging Winds

Straight line winds to over 70 mph impacted the area as well, knocking down trees, power lines, as well as damaging structures and blowing over trucks. Straight line wind damage was noted near the tornado paths as well. For specific reports of damaging winds, please see the list of storm reports below.

Below are a couple of images of the line of storms as it marched across central Indiana:

Radar image of line of storms at 9:02 PM - Click to Enlarge

Radar Image near 9:00 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge

Radar Image near 11:00 PM EDT - Click to Enlarge

Hail

Hail into the 3 to 4 inch range fell from some of the storms, causing damage. The large hail stones were also blown into structures by the strong straight line winds, causing additional damage. For specific reports of damaging winds, please see the list of storm reports below.

Photos

Below are some photos sent in from the area. Click an image to enlarge. Thanks to all those who submitted pictures!

Picture of Wall Cloud Trees down on the Indiana University campus - Click to Enlarge

Photo taken near Jackson-Bartholomew county line near 8:45 PM

Trees down at Indiana University

Hail in Knightstown - Click to Enlarge Trees Down in Terre Haute - Click to Enlarge

Hail in Knightstown

Trees Down in Terre Haute

 Storm Reports

 

Map of Reports Received

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2011

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

0515 PM     TORNADO          2 WSW GREENSBURG        39.33N 85.52W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF1 TORNADO ON SOUTHWEST SIDE OF GREENSBURG IMPACTING
            DECATUR COUNTY AIRPORT...GREENSBURG CITY PARK AND THE
            GREENSBURG COUNTRY CLUB. MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS 100-105 MPH
            WITH A PATH LENGTH 1 MILE AND MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH OF 600
            YARDS.

0520 PM     TORNADO          2 NW GREENSBURG         39.36N 85.51W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF1 TORNADO NORTHWEST OF GREENSBURG MOVED ACROSS THE
            ROLLING MEADOWS SUBDIVISION. MAX WINDS SPEEDS OF 90 MPH
            WITH A PATH LENGTH OF 0.5 MILES AND A MAX PATH WIDTH OF
            400 YARDS.

1115 PM     TORNADO          1 N MORRISTOWN          39.69N 85.70W
05/25/2011                   SHELBY             IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 1 INJ *** EF0 TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED
            NUMEROUS TREES ALONG THE BIG BLUE RIVER AND ASBURY ROAD.
            TWO HOMES SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE. AT ONE OF THE HOMES...A
            MAN WAS INJURED WHEN A TREE FELL ON HIS AUTOMOBILE.
            MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS WERE 75 MPH WITH A PATH LENGTH OF
            0.75 MILES AND A MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH OF 150 YARDS.


&&

$$

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
559 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2011

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

1008 AM     TSTM WND GST     7 W WEST LEBANON        40.27N 87.52W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       WARREN             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ESTIMATED WINDS OF 50 TO 60 MPH AND HAD PEA SIZE HAIL.

1032 AM     TSTM WND GST     3 S ATTICA              40.24N 87.25W
05/25/2011  E40.00 MPH       FOUNTAIN           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            0.52 INCHES OF RAIN FELL FROM IN A HALF HOUR.

1032 AM     HAIL             5 SE ATTICA             40.24N 87.18W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       FOUNTAIN           IN   PUBLIC

1042 AM     HAIL             9 SW SHADELAND          40.25N 87.08W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA SIZE HAIL AND 30 MPH ESTIMATED WIND.

1045 AM     TSTM WND GST     NEW MARKET              39.95N 86.92W
05/25/2011  E40.00 MPH       MONTGOMERY         IN   PUBLIC

1045 AM     HAIL             OTTERBEIN               40.49N 87.10W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

1048 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WEST LAFAYETTE          40.44N 86.91W
05/25/2011                   TIPPECANOE         IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWNED UP TO 2 FEET IN DIAMETER NEAR NW EDGE OF
            WEST LAFAYETTE. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.

1050 AM     HAIL             WEST LAFAYETTE          40.44N 86.91W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            ALONG U.S. 52 AND WEST LAFAYETTE IN PURDUE CAMPUS

1055 AM     HAIL             LAFAYETTE               40.41N 86.87W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            PEA SIZE HAIL AND MEASURED WIND SPEED OF 31 MPH.

1100 AM     HAIL             5 SE LAFAYETTE          40.36N 86.80W
05/25/2011  E0.75 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   PUBLIC

1107 AM     TSTM WND GST     4 NW LAFAYETTE          40.45N 86.92W
05/25/2011  M39.00 MPH       TIPPECANOE         IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            MEASURED WIND AT HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL.

1110 AM     HAIL             5 SW DELPHI             40.53N 86.74W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1120 AM     HAIL             4 NE DELPHI             40.63N 86.62W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       CARROLL            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1124 AM     HAIL             5 N FRANKFORT           40.35N 86.51W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       CLINTON            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

1249 PM     HAIL             5 N FRANKFORT           40.35N 86.51W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       CLINTON            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0137 PM     TSTM WND GST     COVINGTON               40.14N 87.39W
05/25/2011  M56.00 MPH       FOUNTAIN           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MEASURED ON THE EASTERN EDGE OF COVINGTON.

0153 PM     HAIL             1 W WASHINGTON          38.66N 87.19W
05/25/2011  M0.25 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA SIZE HAIL COVERING THE GROUND.

0205 PM     TSTM WND GST     9 SW SHADELAND          40.25N 87.08W
05/25/2011  E45.00 MPH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0211 PM     HAIL             MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0213 PM     TSTM WND GST     LAFAYETTE               40.41N 86.87W
05/25/2011  M58.00 MPH       TIPPECANOE         IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            MEASURED AT 1100 GRANT ST.

0219 PM     HAIL             MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0219 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARTINSVILLE            39.42N 86.42W
05/25/2011                   MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POWER LINES DOWN AT CHERRY AND MITCHELL ST.

0225 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 NE BROOKLYN           39.55N 86.36W
05/25/2011  E45.00 MPH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0230 PM     HAIL             10 N MORGANTOWN         39.52N 86.26W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            0.50 INCHES OF RAIN ALSO.

0239 PM     HAIL             ROSSVILLE               40.42N 86.60W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       CLINTON            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0242 PM     HAIL             NEW WHITELAND           39.56N 86.10W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0242 PM     HAIL             GREENWOOD               39.62N 86.11W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0244 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     1 E ROSSVILLE           40.42N 86.58W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POSSIBLE WALL CLOUD WITH ROTATION.

0248 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BEECH GROVE             39.72N 86.09W
05/25/2011                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            POWER LINES DOWN IN BEECH GROVE.

0253 PM     HAIL             4 ESE SOUTHPORT         39.64N 86.05W
05/25/2011  M2.00 INCH       MARION             IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0259 PM     HAIL             1 E BURLINGTON          40.48N 86.38W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       HOWARD             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALSO OBSERVED POSSIBLE FUNNEL CLOUD.

0300 PM     HAIL             BARGERSVILLE            39.52N 86.17W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

0303 PM     TSTM WND GST     WASHINGTON              38.66N 87.17W
05/25/2011  E70.00 MPH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            10 INCH TREE LIMB DOWNED.

0315 PM     HAIL             4 SW ODON               38.80N 87.04W
05/25/2011  M2.50 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.

0316 PM     FLOOD            1 SW MONROE CITY        38.60N 87.37W
05/25/2011                   KNOX               IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            FLOODING OVER SR 241 AT MCCOY CEMETERY RD.

0325 PM     HAIL             4 NNW BEDFORD           38.91N 86.52W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0330 PM     HAIL             CRANE                   38.90N 86.90W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       MARTIN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0334 PM     HAIL             GREENTOWN               40.48N 85.96W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       HOWARD             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0336 PM     FLASH FLOOD      7 S VINCENNES           38.57N 87.51W
05/25/2011                   KNOX               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2-3 INCHES OF WATER RUNNING OVER US 241. HOUSE IN DECKER
            POSSIBLY BEING AFFECTED BY FLOODING.

0342 PM     HAIL             OWENSBURG               38.92N 86.73W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       GREENE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0345 PM     HAIL             WILLIAMS                38.80N 86.65W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0345 PM     HAIL             1 NE BLOOMFIELD         39.04N 86.92W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       GREENE             IN   PUBLIC

0357 PM     HAIL             BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0357 PM     FLOOD            3 E ROSSVILLE           40.42N 86.54W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            3 TO 4 INCHES OF WATER RUNNING OVER ROADWAY SOUTH OF 75
            AND 26. ALSO WATER RUNNING OVER ROADWAYS NEAR 800 N AND
            75.

0359 PM     HAIL             BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011  M2.75 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0410 PM     HAIL             BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011  M2.50 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0423 PM     HAIL             5 SE NASHVILLE          39.15N 86.17W
05/25/2011  E0.25 INCH       BROWN              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0436 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     5 SW COLUMBUS           39.16N 85.98W
05/25/2011                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORT ROTATING WALL CLOUD FOR ABOUT 5 MIN

0443 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COLUMBUS                39.21N 85.91W
05/25/2011                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            0.5 MILE SOUTH OF 25TH AND TAYLOR RD...8 INCH TREE LIMBS
            DOWN.

0445 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S COLUMBUS            39.15N 85.91W
05/25/2011                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE TREES DOWN. ROOF DAMAGE TO BARN.

0448 PM     HAIL             COLUMBUS                39.21N 85.91W
05/25/2011  M0.88 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0455 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COLUMBUS                39.21N 85.91W
05/25/2011                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TRESS UP TO 3 FEET IN DIAMETER DOWNED ON THE NORTH SIDE
            OF COLUMBUS.

0455 PM     HAIL             NEWBERN                 39.23N 85.75W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0513 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 N GREENSBURG          39.38N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            GRAIN BINS BLOWN 100 YARDS AT 300 N AND SR 3.

0515 PM     HAIL             3 W GREENSBURG          39.34N 85.54W
05/25/2011  M2.75 INCH       DECATUR            IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            TREES ALSO DOWNED.

0518 PM     TSTM WND GST     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011  E70.00 MPH       DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            ACCOMPANIED BY GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL.

0522 PM     HAIL             HOPE                    39.30N 85.77W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   PUBLIC

0523 PM     HAIL             5 NE GREENSBURG         39.39N 85.41W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            AT 500 N AND 400 E.

0524 PM     HAIL             1 E GREENSBURG          39.34N 85.46W
05/25/2011  E4.00 INCH       DECATUR            IN   PUBLIC

0525 PM     HAIL             GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL ON W WASHINGTON ST.

0525 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBORO              39.88N 85.46W
05/25/2011                   HENRY              IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            THREE BARNS DAMAGED ALONG WITH A SILO AT 250 E AND 100 S.


0525 PM     HAIL             SANDUSKY                39.42N 85.48W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0527 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SEMI BLOWN OVER AT SR 3 AND I-74.

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NE GREENSBURG         39.37N 85.44W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREES 8 TO 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER UPROOTED AT 300 N AND
            400 E.

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SEVERAL BUILDINGS DESTROYED AT THE DECATUR CO.
            FAIRGROUNDS.

0530 PM     HAIL             GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011  E2.00 INCH       DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            MEASURED ON 4TH ST.

0532 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            16 INCH LIVE TREE DOWN BLOCKING HIGHWAY AT SR 3 AND 46.

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            BARN AND HOME DAMAGED IN GREENSBURG...NO LOCATION GIVEN.

0536 PM     HAIL             6 N BLOOMFIELD          39.11N 86.94W
05/25/2011  E0.75 INCH       GREENE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0537 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEMI TIPPED OVER AT SR 3 AND 280 W.

0540 PM     HAIL             1 NE BLOOMFIELD         39.04N 86.92W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       GREENE             IN   PUBLIC

0555 PM     HAIL             2 NE FREEDOM            39.23N 86.84W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       OWEN               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            HALF INCH TO ONE INCH DIAMETER HAIL.

0612 PM     HAIL             MUNCIE                  40.20N 85.39W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0615 PM     HAIL             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            HUNTINGTON PARK AREA

0615 PM     HAIL             ELLETTSVILLE            39.23N 86.62W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0622 PM     HAIL             STINESVILLE             39.30N 86.65W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0625 PM     HAIL             3 S PARAGON             39.35N 86.56W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0630 PM     FLOOD            2 W ROSSVILLE           40.42N 86.63W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER OVER CR 800 N 2 MILES W OF ROSSVILLE.

0630 PM     HAIL             2 W ROSSVILLE           40.42N 86.63W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       CLINTON            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            HAIL PEA TO QUARTER SIZE.

0641 PM     HAIL             2 E MARTINSVILLE        39.42N 86.38W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0644 PM     HAIL             5 E MARTINSVILLE        39.42N 86.33W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0651 PM     HAIL             5 E MARTINSVILLE        39.42N 86.33W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0652 PM     HAIL             10 N MORGANTOWN         39.52N 86.26W
05/25/2011  M1.50 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0712 PM     HAIL             1 W GREENWOOD           39.62N 86.13W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0713 PM     HAIL             WHITELAND               39.55N 86.09W
05/25/2011  E2.75 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            US 31 AND TRACY RD.

0714 PM     HAIL             GREENWOOD               39.62N 86.11W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0715 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     FRANKLIN                39.49N 86.06W
05/25/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            GOING UP AND DOWN.

0717 PM     HAIL             NEW WHITELAND           39.56N 86.10W
05/25/2011  M0.75 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0718 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     ELLETTSVILLE            39.23N 86.62W
05/25/2011                   MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SPOTTER WAS ON MAPLE GROVE RD.

0719 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
05/25/2011  M1.50 INCH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            AT STOP 11 AND EMERSON.

0720 PM     HAIL             AMO                     39.69N 86.61W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   PUBLIC

0720 PM     HAIL             3 S PARAGON             39.35N 86.56W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            GETTING LARGER AS FALLING.

0720 PM     HAIL             1 E GREENWOOD           39.62N 86.10W
05/25/2011  M2.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1 W OF I-65.

0724 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
05/25/2011  E1.25 INCH       MARION             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            7000 E AND 6000 S.

0725 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       MARION             IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            AT SOUTHPORT AND FRANKLIN.

0725 PM     HAIL             PARAGON                 39.39N 86.56W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       MORGAN             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0726 PM     HAIL             1 E STINESVILLE         39.30N 86.63W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0728 PM     HAIL             GREENWOOD               39.62N 86.11W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            1 W OF GREENWOOD AIRPORT.

0735 PM     HAIL             2 E FRANKLIN            39.49N 86.02W
05/25/2011  M1.50 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            HAIL FELL FROM 727 TO 735 PM.

0742 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENWOOD               39.62N 86.11W
05/25/2011                   JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE DOOWN ON HOUSE ON SR 135...1 BLOCK SOUT OF JOHNSON
            AND MARION COUNTY LINE.

0745 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
05/25/2011                   MARION             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            25TH AND POST ROAD.

0745 PM     HAIL             FAIRLAND                39.60N 85.86W
05/25/2011  M0.75 INCH       SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0746 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     MITCHELL                38.74N 86.48W
05/25/2011                   LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0747 PM     HAIL             2 N GREENFIELD          39.82N 85.77W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0749 PM     HAIL             BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011  E2.75 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA TO BASEBALL SIZE HAIL.

0750 PM     HAIL             SHELBYVILLE             39.52N 85.78W
05/25/2011  M0.75 INCH       SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0750 PM     HAIL             4 NNW BEDFORD           38.91N 86.52W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0754 PM     HAIL             BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011  M2.75 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SOUTHERN BEDFORD.

0755 PM     HAIL             LEBANON                 40.05N 86.47W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 PM     TORNADO          BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011                   LAWRENCE           IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0812 PM     TORNADO          6 NW BROWNSTOWN         38.94N 86.12W
05/25/2011                   JACKSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            POSSIBLE DEBRIS BALL ON RADAR

0816 PM     HAIL             KNIGHTSTOWN             39.80N 85.53W
05/25/2011  E1.00 INCH       HENRY              IN   PUBLIC

0817 PM     TORNADO          9 ENE BEDFORD           38.91N 86.34W
05/25/2011                   LAWRENCE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0823 PM     HAIL             DUNREITH                39.80N 85.44W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            EASTERN DUNREITH.

0833 PM     HAIL             NEW CASTLE              39.92N 85.36W
05/25/2011  E1.75 INCH       HENRY              IN   PUBLIC

0835 PM     HAIL             2 NW STRAUGHN           39.83N 85.32W
05/25/2011  E2.00 INCH       HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0843 PM     HAIL             NEW CASTLE              39.92N 85.36W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0843 PM     HAIL             NEW CASTLE              39.92N 85.36W
05/25/2011  E1.50 INCH       HENRY              IN   PUBLIC

0845 PM     HAIL             1 NE STRAUGHN           39.82N 85.28W
05/25/2011  M4.25 INCH       HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0846 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     4 SE WAYMANSVILLE       39.02N 85.99W
05/25/2011                   JACKSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0849 PM     HAIL             3 SW COLUMBUS           39.18N 85.95W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0850 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     LYNN                    40.05N 84.94W
05/25/2011                   RANDOLPH           IN   PUBLIC

            NEAR LYNN AND 100 S.

0857 PM     HAIL             COLUMBUS                39.21N 85.91W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            CENTRAL AVE AND US 31.

0901 PM     HAIL             COLUMBUS                39.21N 85.91W
05/25/2011  M1.75 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            ROCKY FORD AND 330 CENTRAL.

0901 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     4 S COLUMBUS            39.15N 85.91W
05/25/2011                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            WALL CLOUD WITH NO ROTATION AT US 31 AND 400 S.

0905 PM     HAIL             MORRISTOWN              39.67N 85.70W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0915 PM     HAIL             MORRISTOWN              39.67N 85.70W
05/25/2011  M1.25 INCH       SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0920 PM     TSTM WND GST     FAIRBANKS               39.22N 87.52W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       SULLIVAN           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0925 PM     TSTM WND GST     W DUGGER                39.07N 87.26W
05/25/2011  M70.00 MPH       SULLIVAN           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0930 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 N TERRE HAUTE         39.51N 87.38W
05/25/2011  M80.00 MPH       VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0936 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 WNW GREENSBURG        39.35N 85.52W
05/25/2011                   DECATUR            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POWER POLES SNAPPED NEAR THE HONDA PLANT.

0942 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SW MONROE CITY        38.58N 87.39W
05/25/2011                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DOWNED PWR LINES SR 241 AND HART ST RD

0945 PM     HAIL             LAFAYETTE               40.41N 86.87W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

0946 PM     HAIL             WEST LAFAYETTE          40.44N 86.91W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            UNIVERSITY DRIVE

0954 PM     HAIL             2 N WEST LAFAYETTE      40.47N 86.91W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1002 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 SW BLOOMINGTON        39.13N 86.57W
05/25/2011  M53.00 MPH       MONROE             IN   ASOS

1005 PM     TSTM WND GST     LOOGOOTEE               38.68N 86.91W
05/25/2011  E70.00 MPH       MARTIN             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

1015 PM     TSTM WND GST     BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
05/25/2011  E65.00 MPH       MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1015 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
05/25/2011                   MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            MANY TREES AND LIMBS DOWN...ONE WAS 2 FEET IN DIAMETER AT
            2ND ST AND WAYMAN.

1019 PM     TSTM WND GST     ARCADIA                 40.17N 86.02W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1024 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 SE AVON               39.74N 86.36W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1025 PM     TSTM WND GST     ODON                    38.84N 86.99W
05/25/2011  M69.00 MPH       DAVIESS            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

1028 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FRANKFORT               40.28N 86.51W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TWENTY HIGH VOLTAGE TOWERS IN A ROW WERE TWISTED OR
            KNOCKED TO THE GROUND 1900 WEST BARNER STREET...JUST
            NORTH OF STATE ROUTE 28 AND JUST OUTSIDE OF THE BUSINESS
            PARK. TIME APPROXIMATE.

1030 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COAL CITY               39.23N 87.05W
05/25/2011                   OWEN               IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            14132 STATE HIGHWAY 246. BARN DESTROYED AND BLOWN ACROSS
            ROAD. POWER LINES DOWN. TREES DOWN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
            REPORTS THE TOPS ARE TWISTED. TIME ESTIMATED.

1035 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NEW ROSS                39.96N 86.71W
05/25/2011                   MONTGOMERY         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROOF OFF BARN AT 500 S AND SR 136. REPORTED AT 1035 PM.

1035 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     3 NE ROSSVILLE          40.45N 86.56W
05/25/2011                   CARROLL            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

1038 PM     HAIL             8 NE LAFAYETTE          40.49N 86.76W
05/25/2011  M1.00 INCH       TIPPECANOE         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
05/25/2011                   MONROE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREES DOWN ON SOUTH SIDE OF BLOOMINGTON.

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LEBANON                 40.05N 86.47W
05/25/2011                   BOONE              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            SR 39 AND SR 32. PLY WOOD ON STREET. ROOF OFF APARTMENT
            BUILDING.

1048 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 S FLORA               40.46N 86.52W
05/25/2011                   CARROLL            IN   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL LARGE TREES DOWN. ONE BLOCKING SR 75

1050 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
05/25/2011                   MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEVERAL LARGE TREES DOWN.

1050 PM     HAIL             AVON                    39.76N 86.38W
05/25/2011  M0.75 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1050 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 N FRANKFORT           40.34N 86.51W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   PUBLIC

            12 FT DIAMETER TREE DOWN ACROSS RD AT 1763E AND 500N.

1051 PM     TSTM WND GST     BROWNSTOWN              38.88N 86.05W
05/25/2011  M50.00 MPH       JACKSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

1056 PM     TSTM WND GST     EDINBURGH               39.35N 85.97W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       JOHNSON            IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1057 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     TIPTON                  40.28N 86.04W
05/25/2011                   TIPTON             IN   PUBLIC

            POSSIBLE FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED.

1100 PM     TSTM WND GST     ARCADIA                 40.17N 86.02W
05/25/2011  M82.00 MPH       HAMILTON           IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1106 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     4 WNW FAIRLAND          39.62N 85.93W
05/25/2011                   SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TRUCK DRIVER REPORTS POSSIBLE FUNNEL ON ADVANCING LINE

1115 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MORRISTOWN              39.67N 85.70W
05/25/2011                   SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TWO FOOT DIAMETER TREE DOWN. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON
            RADAR.

1122 PM     FLASH FLOOD      BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
05/25/2011                   LAWRENCE           IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            SEVERAL ROADS FLOODED SEVERAL INCHES DEEP.

1128 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W KNIGHTSTOWN         39.80N 85.55W
05/25/2011                   HENRY              IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            TWO SEMI TRUCKS BLOWN OFF OF INTERSTATE 70

1149 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG E COLFAX                40.19N 86.67W
05/25/2011                   CLINTON            IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            LINE OF TREES AND POLES DOWN FROM COLFAX EAST TO
            FRANKFORT AREA.

1153 PM     TSTM WND GST     MUNCIE                  40.20N 85.39W
05/25/2011  E70.00 MPH       DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ACCOMPANIED BY 1 INCH HAIL

1153 PM     HAIL             MUNCIE                  40.20N 85.39W
05/25/2011  U1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1155 PM     TSTM WND GST     SELMA                   40.19N 85.27W
05/25/2011  E60.00 MPH       DELAWARE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO


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