11:00 UPDATE Two damage sites, one in Arlington in Rush county and one in Summitville in Madison county, were struck by tornadoes Wednesday. National Weather Service damage survey teams will investigate those areas and provide confirmation by Thursday afternoon. Right now it looks two, possibly three, tornadoes touched down and caused widespread damage.

Strong storms are developing across central Indiana. As a warm front pushes north across the state a line of strong to severe storms will develop. The potential for severe weather, including tornadoes, will increase in the coming hours and a Tornado Watch is now in effect through 10pm. Now is the time to review you tornado safety plan and make sure you have more than one way to receive severe weather warnings. Meteorologists Alyssa Andrews and Chris Wright are on duty to track the storms and will provide updates throughout the afternoon.

9:05 UPDATE The Tornado Watch has been cancelled for all of central Indiana.

8:50 UPDATE Only Fayette, Franklin, Union and Wayne counties in east central Indiana remain under the Tornado Watch Until 10 PM.

7:25 UPDATE The Tornado Warning for Randolph County was cancelled at 7:11 PM. The storm weakened and moved into western Ohio. Fayette, Franklin, Union, Randolph and Wayne counties remain under the Tornado Watch Until 10 PM.

6:43 UPDATE

At 6:43 PM the National Weather Service in Indianapolis issued a tornado Warning for northwestern Randolph County Until 7:15 PM.

At 6:43 PM, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Albany, or near Dunkirk, moving southeast at 45 mph.

6:38 UPDATE

A Tornado Warning has been issued for northeastern Delaware County until 6:45 PM.

The NWS says at 635 PM a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Albany, or 8 miles southwest of Dunkirk, moving east at 45 mph.

6:30 PM UPDATE

Marion County is no longer under a tornado watch.

The watch remains valid until 10 pm for the following areas:

  • Bartholomew County
  • Decatur County
  • Hancock County
  • Madison County
  • Rush County
  • Shelby County
  • Delaware County
  • Henry County
  • Randolph County
  • Jackson County
  • Jennings County

6 PM UPDATE

As the storms continue to move through the area, there are some brighter moments on display.

Viewer Jeff Harle sent us this photo of a double rainbow in northwest Sheridan.

Photo//Jeff Harle

A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 6:45 for:

  • Ohio County in southeastern Indiana
  • Southern Dearborn County in southeastern Indiana
  • Northeastern Switzerland County in southeastern Indiana

Roy Roberts captured these photos of damage at Roberts Park in Connersville.

5:30 UPDATE

Due to the potential for high winds, a construction team is pulling down the cranes and blocking off a portion of 15th Street in Indianapolis. The street will reopen once the weather is no longer a risk to safety.

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Photo// IU Health

A fire department in Arlington sustained heavy damage to the roof. There was also trees and debris in the area. A viewer tells us people are out offering to help neighbors in any way they can.

A fire department in Arlington sustained heavy damage to the roof. There was also trees and debris in the area. A viewer tells us people are out offering to help neighbors in any way they can.

UPDATE 5 PM

A tornado warning expired in Rush County at 4:45 pm after being issued at 4:30.

Jeremy Kennedy sent in a photo of the storm in Rushville from around the time the tornado warning was issued.

Jeremy Kennedy

Storm damage reported in Rush county.

Severe storms are developing.

A Tornado Watch is now in effect.

Severe storms are likely this evening.