Storms move through Central Indiana

(WISH Photo/Jason Thompson)
(WISH Photo/Jason Thompson)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – 6:19 P.M. UPDATE: Storms moved out of the metro area without leaving significant damage behind, although many remained without electricity.

Duke Energy was reporting more than 3,300 customers without power as of 6:15 p.m., with Tippecanoe County seeing the highest number of outages. IPL saw about 1,400 customers without power, focused mainly on the north and northeast sides.

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5:22 P.M. UPDATE: As storms moved through, thousands of Hoosiers lost electricity. As of 5:15 p.m., more than 3,200 Indianapolis Power and Light customers were without power and more than 2,200 Duke Energy customers were without power. Most of the affected Duke customers were in Tippecanoe County.

Some communities west of Indianapolis reported small trees down.

4:43 P.M. UPDATE: A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Marion County, as a line of storms entered the metro area.

Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Johnson and Morgan counties were also included in the warning. Gusty winds are a big threat with the line of storms.

4:13 P.M. UPDATE: A line of storms began moving into the metro area, bringing severe thunderstorm warnings to the west and northwest of Indianapolis. Gusty winds were possible. Click here for the latest weather alerts.

Much of Central Indiana is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 7 p.m. Monday.

The entire state is under a slight risk for severe weather Monday.

Late afternoon into the evening will be the peak times for the threat of severe weather. Storms will move in from the northwest to the southeast through the late afternoon and evening hours.

Damaging wind is the biggest threat with these storms. Some storms may contain some large hail.

Stay with the Forecast 8 Weather Blog for updates.

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