Severe Storms on March 31

Thunderstorms developed ahead of a cold front late in the afternoon on March 31. These storms produced hail across much of central Indiana, with some hail reported a golf ball size. In addition, a tornado moved across portions of Johnson and Shelby counties (see related story).

Below are preliminary reports of hail, wind damage, and possible tornadoes as of 1017 PM Friday evening:

 PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1017 PM EST FRI MAR 31 2006

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

0526 PM     HAIL             4 NE FLORA              40.59N 86.47W
03/31/2006  E0.88 INCH       CARROLL            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ON 200 N


0531 PM     HAIL             5 NNE FLORA             40.61N 86.49W
03/31/2006  E0.88 INCH       CARROLL            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0538 PM     HAIL             MULBERRY                40.35N 86.67W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       CLINTON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

0545 PM     HAIL             7 SE ROSSVILLE          40.35N 86.50W
03/31/2006  E0.88 INCH       CLINTON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

0555 PM     HAIL             10 NW KOKOMO            40.58N 86.27W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       HOWARD             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0555 PM     HAIL             CRAWFORDSVILLE          40.04N 86.90W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       MONTGOMERY         IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0559 PM     HAIL             THORNTOWN               40.13N 86.61W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       BOONE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL FALLING AROUND NW CORNER OF COUNTY FOR
            15 MINUTES

0612 PM     HAIL             6 SW KOKOMO             40.41N 86.21W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0617 PM     HAIL             11 NE TERRE HAUTE       39.58N 87.24W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            QUARTER AND PENNY SIZE HAIL IN FONTANET

0620 PM     HAIL             1 N KOKOMO              40.49N 86.13W
03/31/2006  E1.50 INCH       HOWARD             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0625 PM     HAIL             1 N GREENTOWN           40.49N 85.96W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       HOWARD             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0625 PM     HAIL             KOKOMO                  40.48N 86.13W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            CHRYSLER PLANT

0626 PM     HAIL             3 E KOKOMO              40.48N 86.08W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0630 PM     HAIL             GREENTOWN               40.48N 85.96W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0630 PM     HAIL             BRAZIL                  39.52N 87.12W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       CLAY               IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0630 PM     HAIL             3 N BRAZIL              39.57N 87.12W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       CLAY               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0633 PM     HAIL             GREENCASTLE             39.64N 86.84W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0633 PM     HAIL             BRAZIL                  39.52N 87.12W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       CLAY               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0634 PM     HAIL             GREENTOWN               40.48N 85.96W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       HOWARD             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0635 PM     HAIL             GREENCASTLE             39.64N 86.84W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0636 PM     HAIL             SHERIDAN                40.13N 86.22W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0636 PM     HAIL             BRAZIL                  39.52N 87.12W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       CLAY               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0640 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     1 W BROWNSBURG          39.84N 86.41W
03/31/2006                   HENDRICKS          IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0642 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 NE DANVILLE           39.84N 86.41W
03/31/2006                   HENDRICKS          IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            DEAD TREE 20 INCH DIAMETER DOWN

0642 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 NE DANVILLE           39.84N 86.41W
03/31/2006                   HENDRICKS          IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            24 INCH DIAMTER TRE AND ROOF SHEETING 90 DEGREES APART

0642 PM     HAIL             2 W CLOVERDALE          39.52N 86.84W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0648 PM     HAIL             MOORESVILLE             39.62N 86.37W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0649 PM     HAIL             MOORESVILLE             39.62N 86.37W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0650 PM     HAIL             6 N NOBLESVILLE         40.14N 86.03W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0652 PM     HAIL             6 SW CLOVERDALE         39.46N 86.88W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       OWEN               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0653 PM     HAIL             CLOVERDALE              39.52N 86.80W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            I70 AT MILE MARKER 39

0710 PM     HAIL             HYMERA                  39.19N 87.30W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       SULLIVAN           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0710 PM     TSTM WND GST     INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N 86.15W
03/31/2006  M61.00 MPH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0711 PM     HAIL             12 SE BRAZIL            39.40N 86.96W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       CLAY               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0718 PM     HAIL             JASONVILLE              39.16N 87.20W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       GREENE             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0721 PM     HAIL             JASONVILLE              39.16N 87.20W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       GREENE             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0723 PM     HAIL             3 SE INDIANAPOLIS       39.75N 86.11W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       MARION             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0729 PM     TORNADO          1 E GREENWOOD           39.62N 86.10W
03/31/2006                   JOHNSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            I65 99 MILE MARKER NEAR MAIN STREET...TORNADO HAS BEEN
            SPOTTED ON THE GROUND

0730 PM     HAIL             FRANKLIN                39.49N 86.06W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 PM     HAIL             6 S MUNCIE              40.11N 85.39W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0739 PM     TORNADO          11 NW SHELBYVILLE       39.64N 85.92W
03/31/2006                   SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            I74 AND LONDON RD TORNADO SPOTTED ON THE GROUND

0744 PM     TORNADO          MORRISTOWN              39.67N 85.70W
03/31/2006                   SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0750 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 N SHELBYVILLE         39.55N 85.78W
03/31/2006                   SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            OUTBUILDING MINI BARN DESTROYED AT 700W AND 750N

0752 PM     HAIL             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0803 PM     HAIL             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       MONROE             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0812 PM     HAIL             11 NE COLUMBUS          39.32N 85.77W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       BARTHOLOMEW        IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0833 PM     HAIL             GREENSBURG              39.34N 85.48W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0834 PM     HAIL             8 S RUSHVILLE           39.50N 85.45W
03/31/2006  E0.75 INCH       RUSH               IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0842 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     12 NW SEYMOUR           39.08N 86.04W
03/31/2006                   BARTHOLOMEW        IN   PUBLIC

0855 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 W SHELBYVILLE         39.52N 85.89W
03/31/2006                   SHELBY             IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            HOUSE WITH ROOF OFF, NORTH OF THAT POWER POLE BROKEN OFF
            AND 20 INCH DIAMETER TREE INTO POWER LINES, NORTH OF THAT
            HOUSE SIDING DAMAGE

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     10 WNW SEYMOUR          39.01N 86.06W
03/31/2006                   JACKSON            IN   AMATEUR RADIO

            190W AND HIGHWAY 258, 12-14 INCH DIAMETER LIVE TREE
            SNAPPED OFF

0920 PM     HAIL             3 NE VERNON             39.02N 85.57W
03/31/2006  E1.75 INCH       JENNINGS           IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0922 PM     HAIL             SHOALS                  38.67N 86.79W
03/31/2006  E1.00 INCH       MARTIN             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT



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