Storms dump hail, send gusty winds across Indiana

(Provided Photo/Anthony Stone)
(Provided Photo/Anthony Stone)

ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — Thunderstorms packing hail and gusty winds have swept across central and southern Indiana but caused limited damage.

The National Weather Service reported hail measuring as much as 1 inch in diameter fell in Frankfort, Indianapolis and Jeffersonville on Wednesday. It says an emergency manager in Indianapolis estimated a wind gust at 60 mph.

The storm downed some tree branches and power lines. Indianapolis Power & Light Co. reported more than 6,000 customers had outages at one point.

Heavy rains caused flooding on some streets in the Indianapolis area but no major damage was reported.

Earlier, a line of thunderstorms that moved across northern Indiana early Wednesday caused some hail damage in Steuben County and scattered power outages, with the largest concentration in Elkhart County.

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