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                   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - INDIANAPOLIS

                       CENTRAL INDIANA WEATHER HISTORY
                                  AUGUST

01. 1979  SOUTH OF MOORESVILLE...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WINDS OVERTURN
      TWO MOBILE HOMES AND DAMAGE OTHERS.

02. 1980  AT MERMON IN SULLIVAN COUNTY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WINDS
      TEAR A ROOF OFF A HOME AND DEPOSIT IT ON A HIGHWAY.

03. 1991  AN F1 TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHES DOWN SOUTH OF VINCENNES.

04. 2009  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BRING TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL...
      DAMAGING WINDS...AND A SMALL TORNADO TO CENTRAL INDIANA.

05. 1988  SEYMOUR...LIGHTNING STRUCK A UTILITY POLE...TRAVELED
      DOWN THE POWER LINES AND BLEW THE RATE BOX OFF OF A HOUSE.

06. 1979  TWO INCH DIAMETER HAIL FALLS AT CRANE NAVAL DEPOT.

07. 1977  ACROSS PARKE COUNTY...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS OF 6 TO 8 
      INCHES FELL DURING AUGUST 7 AND 8. TOTAL DAMAGE CAUSED
      BY THE RESULTANT FLOODING WAS ESTIMATED AT 750000 DOLLARS.

08. 1991  PINE VILLAGE...A TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN AND DAMAGES 
      BUILDINGS AT A FARM.

09. 1969  INDIANAPOLIS...A TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN JUST NORTH OF 
      SPEEDWAY...DESTROYING 5 HOUSES AND DAMAGING SEVERAL MORE.

10. 1980  GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL FALLS IN WESTFIELD.

11. 2005  GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL FALLS AT COVINGTON.

12. 1993  ROSEDALE...UP TO 8 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN JUST 6 HOURS.

13. 1975  NEAR AVON...A TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN IN A MOBILE HOME
      PARK...DESTROYING 3 MOBILE HOMES.

14. 1975  ABOUT 3 INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR IN BLOOMINGTON CREATES
      FLOODING ISSUES FOR THE CITY. CARS WERE STRANDED IN HIGH WATER
      ON STATE ROAD 37.

15. 1988  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BRING DAMAGING WINDS AS WELL AS HAIL
      NEARLY 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER TO PARTS OF TIPPECANOE...
      MONTGOMERY...AND CARROLL COUNTIES. HAIL ACCUMULATED 2 TO 
      3 INCHES DEEP IN PARTS OF CARROLL COUNTY.

16. 1993  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BRING 60-70 MPH WINDS TO CENTRAL 
      INDIANA...DOWNING TREES AND POWER LINES.

17. 1993  CLOVERDALE...OVER 11 INCHES OF RAIN FELL. DOE CREEK 
      SWEPT AWAY 2 HOUSES.

18. 1995  A HEAT WAVE NEARS ITS END ACROSS CENTRAL INDIANA...
      WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 115.

19. 2007  GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70-80 MPH WINDS STRIKE THE 
      BROWNSBURG AND INDIANAPOLIS AREAS.

20. 1990  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BRING A VARIETY OF SEVERE WEATHER
      TO CENTRAL INDIANA...INCLUDING BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AT
      LOSANTVILLE AND A WEA TORNADO AT INDIANAPOLIS.

21. 1923  AT INDIANAPOLIS...THE RECORD PRECIPITATION AMOUNT FOR THE 
      DATE IS SET AT 1.23 INCHES.

22. 1936  INDIANAPOLIS...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 101 DEGREES.
      THIS MARKED THE 12TH TIME IN 1936 THAT THE TEMPERATURE
      REACHED 100 DEGREES...WHICH IS A RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES IN
      IN A YEAR FOR THE CITY.

23. 2002  A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY 
      FAIRGROUNDS AND DESTROYED 1 HORSE STABLE AND DAMAGED
      ONE OTHER BUILDING.

24. 1997  TRAFALGAR...BASEBALL SIZE HAIL FALLS.

25. 1887  AT INDIANAPOLIS...THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE 
      DATE IS SET AT 49 DEGREES.

26. 1986  WHITESTOWN...THUNDERSTORM WINDS AT A HOUSE BLEW OPEN
      THE BACK DOOR AND SHATTERED A WINDOW...THEN BLEW OPEN THE
      REFRIGERATOR DOOR AND EMPTIED ITS CONTENTS...WHILE A
      30 POUND BEAGLE WAS THROWN OFF A COUCH AND OUT THE FRONT
      DOOR.

27. 1978  HEAVY RAIN AT ANDERSON CAUSES A THEATER ROOF TO COLLAPSE.

28. 1914  AT INDIANAPOLIS...THE RECORD PRECIPITATION AMOUNT FOR
      THE DATE IS SET AT 2.44 INCHES.

29. 1985  SEVERAL HOMES IN CRAWFORDSVILLE WERE DAMAGED BY SEVERE
      THUNDERSTORM WINDS. A WIND GUST OF 69 MPH WAS RECORDED
      AT INDIANAPOLIS.

30. 1973  INDIANAPOLIS...THUNDERSTORM WINDS DESTROY A CONCRETE WALL
      OF A HANGER AT THE WEIR COOK AIRPORT.

31. 1875  INDIANAPOLIS...THE WETTEST SUMMER /JUNE-AUGUST/ ON RECORD
      FOR THE CITY WRAPS UP...WITH A TOTAL OF 28.99 INCHES OF RAIN.

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