Severe Thunderstorms Expected in Central Indiana Today

Staff report

Indianapolis, IN – June 25, 2023

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Indiana, warning residents of severe thunderstorms and potential tornadoes. The outlook was issued at 9:39 AM EDT on Sunday, June 25, 2023.

According to the forecast, thunderstorms are expected to redevelop by mid-afternoon today. The most severe storms are anticipated near and east of the Interstate 69 corridor, between 2 PM and 8 PM. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary severe threats, with the possibility of a few tornadoes, especially from the vicinity of Muncie and Anderson south through Rushville.

The storm motion is expected to be from the west, moving at speeds of 30 to 40 mph. Prior to the storms, temperatures in much of the area will rise into the lower and mid-90s, with heat indices peaking close to 100 degrees in some locations.

The hazardous weather outlook covers today and tonight, with thunderstorms remaining possible at times through Tuesday and again on Thursday night through Saturday. These storms may bring lightning and brief heavy rainfall.

The National Weather Service advises residents to stay informed and take necessary precautions. Spotters are likely to be activated this afternoon and evening to monitor the severe weather conditions.

For further information and updates, residents can visit the National Weather Service website at

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