Weather officials confirm more tornadoes in central Indiana

Weather officials are confirming that at least two more tornadoes struck central Indiana over the weekend as part of storms that caused floods and damaged buildings.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 9:37 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Weather officials are confirming that at least two more tornadoes struck central Indiana over the weekend as part of storms that caused floods and damaged buildings.

The National Weather Service released details of at least six tornadoes from Saturday's outbreak and said more storm damage surveys are planned Monday in Indiana. It earlier said that at least four tornadoes had struck in Owen, Monroe, Marion and Rush counties.

Winds from an EF-1 tornado reached 100 mph (161 kph) in Marion County's Beech Grove, where the high school was heavily damaged. Updates also included an EF-2 tornado in Greene County with peak winds of 130 mph (209 kph) that damaged a building and downed trees, as well as a second Marion County tornado.

At least two more possible tornadoes were reported.

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