August 16 Severe Storms

An area of strong storms moved across southern sections of central Indiana on the afternoon of August 16. Below is a summary of  severe weather reports:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
857 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2007
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..
0300 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WHEATLAND               38.66N 87.31W
08/16/2007                   KNOX               IN   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
NUMEROUS TREES DOWNED.
0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BICKNELL                38.78N 87.31W
08/16/2007                   KNOX               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
SOME METAL ROOFING OF A FACTORY BLOWN OFF.
0357 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SE ODON               38.83N 86.98W
08/16/2007  M61.00 MPH       DAVIESS            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA
TELEVISION METEOROLOGIST REPORTED A 61 MPH GUST ON HIS
WIND EQUIPMENT.
0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MEDORA                  38.82N 86.17W
08/16/2007                   JACKSON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
TREES DOWNED.
0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     7 SSE SEYMOUR           38.86N 85.84W
08/16/2007                   JACKSON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS US31 NEAR RETREAT.
0420 PM     HAIL             10 S NORTH VERNON       38.86N 85.63W
08/16/2007  E1.75 INCH       JENNINGS           IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
0430 PM     HEAVY RAIN       VINCENNES               38.68N 87.51W
08/16/2007  E2.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
SOME STREET FLOODING IN VINCENNES.
0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BEDFORD                 38.86N 86.49W
08/16/2007                   LAWRENCE           IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
SMALL TREES DOWNED.


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