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Originally posted by reddwhite
reply to post by OldCorp
I'm in Indianapolis right now, we got all blue ski, had alot of hail earlier a couple times, torrential rain, prob about an inch in like 5 mins than it stopped. Supposed to get kinda sporty around here agin this early evening.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
This thread is looking more at the local angle, so I thought I'd add here that CNN is currently saying reports indicate the High School at Henryville is "Just gone" and a line of ambulances seen headed that way. This was a school day...but what are the school hours in that area of Indiana? Anyone know? Would it have been likely the kids already left school when this hit? School times seem to vary so much anymore I just don't know... I hope that school wasn't full of kids if the initial reports they're carrying now are accurate about damage.... Geeze...
Update on local damage....CNN is now showing live footage of the damage at Henryville...and ..well.. My God.. It's Joplin or worse. I'm thinking I'll be real busy with volunteer stuff at the college over the coming weeks... Relief efforts will probably start almost immediately.edit on 2-3-2012 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)
(RNN) – An entire Indiana town may be gone after a tornado ravaged the area in the latest severe storm to strike Friday. The Associated Press reported that the town of Marysville is "completely gone," according to Clark County Sheriff's Department Maj. Chuck Adams. Southern Indiana was walloped by a tornado and authorities are reporting extensive and widespread damage in Henryville, IN, about 20 miles north of Louisville, KY.
A substantial, possible multiple vortex tornado was on the ground near Henryville around 3:30 ET Friday. Affiliate WAVE 3 is reporting one person has died there. Source
Originally posted by OldCorp
A series of severe storms are ravaging the Midwest. Watch live coverage here, with a live stream of the tornado on the ground - www.wave3.com...
The feed from the storm chaser that witnessed the destruction of the town is coming from this site - www.severestudios.com...
The stormchaser told CNN that the first tornado that hit Henryville was a half-mile wide, and the one hitting now it twice that size.