April 11 Storms Bring Tornadoes, Hail, Damaging Winds

A strong spring storm system brought tornadoes, hail, and damaging winds to central Indiana on April 11. National Weather Service teams will be out Thursday morning to assess the damage and determine specifics on the tornadoes. The results will be posted on this site when the surveys are complete.

A picture of a tornado near Arcadia is below. Below the picture is a preliminary list of reports from the storms:

 Arcadia Tornado Picture
Photo courtesy of David Gorman

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
932 PM EDT WED APR 11 2007
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..
0356 PM     HAIL             5 WSW BRAZIL            39.50N 87.21W
04/11/2007  E0.25 INCH       CLAY               IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0441 PM     HAIL             VINCENNES               38.68N 87.51W
04/11/2007  E0.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0452 PM     HAIL             BICKNELL                38.78N 87.31W
04/11/2007  E0.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
0514 PM     HAIL             3 SW TERRE HAUTE        39.44N 87.42W
04/11/2007  E0.25 INCH       VIGO               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
HEAVY PEA SIZE HAIL ON I-70 AT MILE MARKER 5
0517 PM     HAIL             2 SW TERRE HAUTE        39.45N 87.41W
04/11/2007  E0.50 INCH       VIGO               IN   AMATEUR RADIO
0519 PM     HAIL             DANA                    39.81N 87.49W
04/11/2007  E0.88 INCH       VERMILLION         IN   PUBLIC
0525 PM     HAIL             STATE LINE CITY         40.20N 87.53W
04/11/2007  E1.00 INCH       WARREN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0527 PM     HAIL             2 E TERRE HAUTE         39.47N 87.35W
04/11/2007  E1.00 INCH       VIGO               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0529 PM     TORNADO          7 S NORTH SALEM         39.76N 86.64W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
1/2 MI NORTH OF US 36 AND SR75
0531 PM     HAIL             ODON                    38.84N 86.99W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0537 PM     TORNADO          2 SE NORTH SALEM        39.84N 86.62W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
500 N AND SR236 MOVING NE
0543 PM     TSTM WND GST     BROWNSBURG              39.84N 86.39W
04/11/2007  M58.00 MPH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0543 PM     HAIL             WILLIAMSPORT            40.29N 87.29W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       WARREN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0551 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 S SPENCER             39.19N 86.77W
04/11/2007  E50.00 MPH       OWEN               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0553 PM     TSTM WND GST     BROWNSBURG              39.84N 86.39W
04/11/2007  E58.00 MPH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0556 PM     HAIL             LEBANON                 40.05N 86.47W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0556 PM     HAIL             LEBANON                 40.05N 86.47W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0557 PM     HAIL             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
04/11/2007  E0.50 INCH       MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
EST 45-50MPH GUST
0557 PM     HAIL             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
04/11/2007  E0.50 INCH       MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
EST. WIND GUST 45-50MPH
0602 PM     HAIL             OOLITIC                 38.89N 86.53W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       LAWRENCE           IN   AMATEUR RADIO
0602 PM     HAIL             JAMESTOWN               39.93N 86.63W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0605 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 SW LAFAYETTE          40.36N 86.94W
04/11/2007                   TIPPECANOE         IN   COUNTY OFFICIAL
TREES DOWN
0608 PM     HAIL             GREENCASTLE             39.64N 86.84W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0621 PM     HAIL             2 N NASHVILLE           39.23N 86.24W
04/11/2007  E1.00 INCH       BROWN              IN   AMATEUR RADIO
0624 PM     HAIL             1 NW CLOVERDALE         39.53N 86.81W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       PUTNAM             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0625 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 E LAFAYETTE           40.41N 86.83W
04/11/2007  M0.00 MPH        TIPPECANOE         IN   AMATEUR RADIO
55 MPH AT I-65 AND SR26
0627 PM     HAIL             NEW ROSS                39.96N 86.71W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       MONTGOMERY         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0632 PM     TSTM WND GST     LAWRENCE                39.87N 85.99W
04/11/2007  E60.00 MPH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
1/4 INCH HAIL
0632 PM     TSTM WND GST     LAWRENCE                39.87N 85.99W
04/11/2007  E60.00 MPH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
0634 PM     TSTM WND GST     MOORESVILLE             39.62N 86.37W
04/11/2007  E50.00 MPH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
1/4 INCH HAIL
0637 PM     TORNADO          4 E NORTH SALEM         39.86N 86.57W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
625N AND 200W
0645 PM     HAIL             MOUNT AUBURN            39.81N 85.19W
04/11/2007  E0.75 INCH       WAYNE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0645 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ESE LIZTON            39.88N 86.53W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   AMATEUR RADIO
TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN 3/4 MI EAST ON US136
0645 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 E LIZTON              39.89N 86.52W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   NWS EMPLOYEE
ROOF DAMAGE...FARM BUILDING DAMAGE...TREES DOWN
0651 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PITTSBORO               39.87N 86.46W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   PUBLIC
SR39 AND I-74...BILLBOARDS DOWN...METAL DEBRIS
0655 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E LIZTON              39.89N 86.50W
04/11/2007                   HENDRICKS          IN   AMATEUR RADIO
METAL DEBRIS REPORTED IN ROADWAY
0704 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NNE INDIANAPOLIS      39.86N 86.10W
04/11/2007  E50.00 MPH       MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
56TH ST. AND KEYSTONE AVE.
0707 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     8 SW TIPTON             40.20N 86.15W
04/11/2007                   HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC
3/4 INCH HAIL
0707 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     8 SW TIPTON             40.20N 86.15W
04/11/2007                   HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO
PENNY SIZE HAIL
0729 PM     TORNADO          3 E ARCADIA             40.17N 85.96W
04/11/2007                   HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO
266TH ST AND SR 213
0742 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ANDERSON                40.09N 85.69W
04/11/2007                   MADISON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
LARGE TREE BLOWN DOWN.
0745 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 S ELWOOD              40.25N 85.84W
04/11/2007  E80.00 MPH       MADISON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
1 INCH HAIL
0746 PM     TSTM WND GST     ANDERSON                40.09N 85.69W
04/11/2007  E60.00 MPH       MADISON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

 



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