1891 -- The Weather Bureau (to become the National Weather Service) was created out of the Signal Corps. The Weather Bureau was a civilian organization, as opposed to the Signal Corps, which was military. The Weather Bureau was part of the Department of Agriculture.
1933 -- Indianapolis got 3.11" of rain in 2 hours.
2014 -- Overnight outbreak of severe storms and tornadoes wallops northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. 11 tornadoes confirmed in northern Indiana. See our webstory for more information.