LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – An Indiana tornado 2013 warning today is prompting a multi-county alert. Several Indiana tornado warnings tonight June 26, 2013 have been issued across the state, officials tell news moments ago.
First, a tornado warning for Knox County is in place tonight until 6:45 PM EDT. Second, one is in place for Jackson County until 7:30 PM EST. And finally, officials tell news that a tornado warning is active now for Pike County until 7:30 PM EST as well.
As to Jackson County, officials tell news that “At 707 PM EDT a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Brownstown”. They report that the system is currently heading southeast at 30 mph. The National Weather Center says that locations impacted will include Crothersville. “This includes Interstate 65 between mile markers 37 and 46.”
Additionally, a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect across most of the state until 1100 PM EDT. Elsewhere, flooding is a concern as well. Flooding could strike tonight in southern Knox County in southwest Indiana before 10 PM. “National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area. 1 to 1.5 inches has fallen near Vincennes since 530 PM,” NWS reports. “Broadcast media reported flooded roadways across the southern part of Vincennes”, officials tell news.