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                   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - INDIANAPOLIS

                       CENTRAL INDIANA WEATHER HISTORY
                                   JULY

01. 1987  INDIANAPOLIS...FLASH FLOODING KILLS 2.

02. 1978  A TORNADO MOVES FROM WEST LAFAYETTE INTO LAFAYETTE
      DAMAGING ROOFS AND TREES.

03. 1984  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WINDS UPROOT TREES AND DOWN POWER
      LINES AT CASTLETON...CRAWFORDSVILLE...AND JAMESTOWN.

04. 1911  INDIANAPOLIS...THE WARMEST INDEPENDENCE DAY ON RECORD
      FOR THE CITY IS RECORDED AT 103 DEGREES.

05. 2003  RECORD FLOODING OCCURS ALONG DEER AND WILDCAT CREEKS
      IN NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA FOLLOWING 8 TO MORE THAN 13 
      INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL EARLY IN THE MORNING.

06. 1994  GREENSBURG...BASEBALL SIZE HAIL CAUSES WIDESPREAD 
      DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND CROPS.

07. 1915  TERRE HAUTE...1.3 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN JUST 10
      MINUTES.

08. 2003  AN F1 TORNADO NEAR BAINBRIDGE DESTROYED 3 METAL BARNS
      AND DID MINOR TO MODERATE DAMAGE TO 2 HOMES.

09. 1980  WEST OF RUSHVILLE TO SOUTHWEST OF SALEM...A TORNADO
      CUT A 13 MILE PATH ACROSS RUSH COUNTY KILLING TWO AND
      INJURING 25.

10. 1985  GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL FELL TO A DEPTH OF 6 INCHES IN 
      PARTS OF BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY.

11. 1966  TORNADOES BRIEFLY TOUCH DOWN IN INDIANAPOLIS AND
      MOORESVILLE.

12. 1986  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS KNOCK DOWN TREES ACROSS SOUTHERN 
      SECTIONS OF CENTRAL INDIANA...WITH 65 MPH WINDS OBSERVED
      AT RUSHVILLE.

13. 1992  ALEXANDRIA...3.10 INCHES OF RAIN FALLS IN 1.5 HOURS...
      PART OF 9 INCHES THAT FELL IN 2 DAYS.

14. 1995  A HEAT WAVE KILLS 800000 CHICKENS IN SEYMOUR...
      RESULTING IN LOSSES NEAR 1 MILLION DOLLARS.

15. 1936  INDIANAPOLIS...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 103 DEGREES.
      THIS MARKS THE 9TH CONSECUTIVE DAY THE TEMPERATURE REACHED
      100 DEGREES...THE LONGEST SUCH STRETCH IN CITY HISTORY.

16. 1977  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL INDIANA. DOWNED
      TREES CAUSED DAMAGE TO CARS IN DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS.

17. 1996  A TORNADO BLOWS A SEMI OFF OF STATE ROAD 26 NEAR 
      RUSSIAVILLE.

18. 1975  AN AREA OF HAIL SWEPT ACROSS PARTS OF LAFAYETTE AND 
      SURROUNDING AREAS. 50 PERCENT OF THE CORN CROP WAS KILLED
      IN A FEW LOCALIZED AREAS.

19. 2002  GREENFIELD...NEARLY 4.25 INCHES OF RAIN FALL...CAUSING A
      ROOF TO COLLAPSE.

20. 1973  HEAVY RAIN FROM JULY 20-21 CAUSES FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS
      MUCH OF CENTRAL INDIANA. TERRE HAUTE RECEIVES NEARLY 6
      INCHES OF RAIN.

21. 1985  16 INCH DIAMETER TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
      WINDS EAST OF MOORESVILLE.

22. 2008  RUSHVILLE...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WINDS DOWN MANY TREES...
      INCLUDING AN 80 FT. TALL PINE.

23. 1989  FLASH FLOODING CLOSES ROADS IN RANDOLPH AND MADISON COUNTIES.
      HOMES ARE FLOODED IN RANDOLPH COUNTY.

24. 1976  IN NORTHERN KNOX COUNTY...HAIL WAS REPORTED TO BE AS BIG AS
      YOUR THUMB.

25. 1875  AT LEAST FOUR TORNADOES STRUCK THE STATE...TWO OF WHICH
      WERE KILLERS.  TORNADOES WHICH STRUCK HARVEYSBURG AND JUST
      SOUTHWEST OF FAYETTE KILLED FOUR PEOPLE AND INJURED ANOTHER
      14.  THE DOOR FROM A HOUSE DESTROYED NEAR FAYETTE WAS FOUND
      ONE MILE AWAY FROM THE HOME SITE.

25. 2009  A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND
      CENTRAL INDIANA IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. THESE STORMS CAUSED
      CONSIDERABLE WIND DAMAGE...INCLUDING DAMAGE COSTING SEVERAL
      MILLION DOLLARS AT A FURNITURE STORE IN THE CASTLETON AREA OF
      THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF INDIANAPOLIS.

26. 1979  HEAVY RAINS CAUSED FLASH FLOODING AT PRINCETON IN KNOX
      COUNTY. WATER WAS 6 FEET DEEP AT SOME LOCATIONS.

27. 1974  HAIL UP TO TENNIS BALL SIZE FALLS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WARREN
      AND FOUNTAIN COUNTIES...ACCUMULATING UP TO 18 INCHES DEEP.

28. 1971  A TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN NORTH OF NORTH VERNON...DAMAGING
      SEVERAL FARM BUILDINGS AS WELL AS CROPS.

29. 1987  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BRING HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS TO 
      AREAS NEAR ANDERSON AND MUNCIE.

30. 1992  NINEVAH TO EDINBURGH...AN F3 TORNADO CAUSES OVER 1 
      MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGE.

31. 1875  INDIANAPOLIS...0.61 INCHES OF RAIN FELL...BRINGING THE
      MONTHLY TOTAL TO 13.12 INCHES.  THIS MAKES JULY 1875 THE
      WETTEST MONTH ON RECORD FOR THE CITY.

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