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Overview

A couple of smaller scale severe weather events occurred in central Indiana on May 7 and May 11. The storms brought large hail and damaging winds to a few areas in central Indiana.

Radar:

Below are a couple of animated images of radar loops from both events. The first is May 7, followed by May 11. The radar loops are in 15 minute increments.

May 7 radar loop

 

May 11:

May 11 radar loop

Storm Reports

Reports for May 7 are below, followed by May 11.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
938 PM EDT SAT MAY 07 2016

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0710 PM     HAIL             BRUCEVILLE              38.76N  87.41W
05/07/2016  E0.25 INCH       KNOX               IN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            RELAYED BY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 

0726 PM     HAIL             2 SW BICKNELL           38.75N  87.33W
05/07/2016  E0.88 INCH       KNOX               IN   PUBLIC          

            CALL CAME THROUGH 911 AND RELAYED BY COUNTY EMA 

0730 PM     HAIL             WASHINGTON              38.66N  87.17W
05/07/2016  E0.50 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            HAIL LASTED ABOUT 4 MINUTES 

0745 PM     HAIL             WASHINGTON              38.66N  87.18W
05/07/2016  M1.00 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0748 PM     HAIL             WASHINGTON              38.66N  87.17W
05/07/2016  E1.75 INCH       DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0748 PM     TSTM WND GST     WASHINGTON              38.66N  87.17W
05/07/2016  E60 MPH          DAVIESS            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0800 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NE DECKER             38.54N  87.50W
05/07/2016                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREE AND UTILITY LINES DOWN NEAR 8631 SOUTH DECKER ROAD 

0800 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NNE DECKER            38.57N  87.50W
05/07/2016                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREE FELL ONTO A HOUSE ON ROHER ROAD CAUSING DAMAGE TO 
            THE CORNER OF THE SECOND FLOOR. THE HOUSE IS BELIEVED TO 
            BE VACANT. 

0802 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NE VINCENNES          38.72N  87.46W
05/07/2016                   KNOX               IN   CO-OP OBSERVER  

            TREES DOWN ON OR NEAR US 41 

0805 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 NW MONROE CITY        38.67N  87.42W
05/07/2016                   KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            UTILITY LINES DOWN ON STATE ROAD 61 BETWEEN VINCENNES 
            AND MONROE CITY 

0858 PM     HAIL             CENTERTON               39.52N  86.40W
05/07/2016  E0.25 INCH       MORGAN             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0908 PM     HAIL             3 E WHITELAND           39.55N  86.03W
05/07/2016  E0.50 INCH       JOHNSON            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            BRIEF HAIL 


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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0642 PM     TSTM WND GST     BICKNELL                38.78N  87.31W
05/11/2016  E60 MPH          KNOX               IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0645 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 SSE VINCENNES         38.60N  87.47W
05/11/2016                   KNOX               IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            LARGE HEALTHY TREE DOWN
            
0802 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NE VINCENNES          38.72N  87.46W
05/07/2016                   KNOX               IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            TREES DOWN ON OR NEAR US 41
            
0722 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 E BLOOMFIELD          39.03N  86.81W
05/11/2016  E60 MPH          GREENE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 PM     HAIL             BROWNSBURG              39.84N  86.39W
05/11/2016  E0.25 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BROWNSBURG              39.84N  86.39W
05/11/2016                   HENDRICKS          IN   PUBLIC

            TREE SNAPPED IN AUSTIN MEADOWS SUBDIVISION.

0846 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W SPEEDWAY            39.79N  86.29W
05/11/2016                   MARION             IN   PUBLIC

            TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED

0847 PM     HAIL             AVON                    39.76N  86.38W
05/11/2016  M0.25 INCH       HENDRICKS          IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0901 PM     HAIL             INDIANAPOLIS            39.78N  86.15W
05/11/2016  E0.25 INCH       MARION             IN   PUBLIC


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