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Tornado Warning for Howard County until 10:45 p.m.

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Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:23 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... EASTERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA... EASTERN CLINTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA... HAMILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA... HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA... MADISON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA... TIPTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 1003 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE SQUALL LINE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF RAIN-WRAPPED TORNADOES IN ADDITION TO WIDESPREAD STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE. THESE DANGEROUS STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WALTON TO 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF LEBANON TO LEBANON... AND MOVING EAST AT 65 MPH.

* THESE DANGEROUS STORMS WILL BE NEAR... WESTFIELD AND KOKOMO AROUND 1015 PM EDT... MORSE RESERVOIR... TIPTON... SHARPSVILLE AND NOBLESVILLE AROUND 1020 PM EDT... WINDFALL AND GREENTOWN AROUND 1025 PM EDT... LAPEL AND ELWOOD AROUND 1030 PM EDT... RIVER FOREST... PENDLETON... ORESTES AND INGALLS AROUND 1035 PM EDT... WOODLAWN HEIGHTS AROUND 1040 PM EDT...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 129 AND 138.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 69 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME... A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS... MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES AND WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.