LIVE BLOG: Storms bring strong winds, heavy rain to central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –  There’s a risk for severe storms in central Indiana on Thursday, and some parts of central Indiana are seeing heavy rains and strong winds.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect earlier for most the the area Thursday.

Just after 7:30 p.m., a new wave of storms is moving into Indiana from Illinois.

Follow the LIVE BLOG below for the latest updates on the severe weather.

Find a complete list of all watches and warnings here.

Kylee Wierks May 31, 20183:02 pm

Duke Energy power outages

Statewide: 40,741 
1935 in Bartholomew County, 1175 in Jackson County, 5531 in Lawrence County, 14914 in Monroe County

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Power outages from Duke Energy: 

46,646 statewide.

5,869 in Bartholomew County, 1,599 in Jackson County, 6,625 in Lawrence County, 15,042 in Monroe County and 2,010 in Owen County. 

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Many power lines are down in Monroe County. Officials say the hospital is currently running on emergency power and all county offices have closed. 

The EMA director says numerous power lines and trees are down throughout the county. 

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IPL reports 4,962 customers without power as of 3:39 p.m.

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IPL power outages:  As of 4:19 pm, there are 6292 customers without power.

Duke power outages:  

Active Outages: 768

Affected Customers: 48,075

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Shelby County EMA says currently US 52 is closed between 500 East and 600 East in Shelby County due to a power lines across the road. Crews are currently working to get it open. There is one other report of a tree on a shed in Fairland, and crews are out there as well.

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