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The NWS is urging residents to brace for extreme climate Sunday(Photo: NWS Indianapolis)
Officials are warning Hoosiers to brace for extreme Sunday storms that would produce giant hail, damaging winds and presumably just a few tornadoes throughout Central Indiana.
Shortly earlier than 6 a.m. Sunday, the National Weather Service issued an alert stating that Central Indiana was underneath an enhanced risk for extreme climate this afternoon and night as a powerful chilly entrance strikes by the area.
The alert requires the storms to reach at 2 p.m. Sunday and proceed to batter the state till 11 p.m. Sunday. Officials additionally warn of heavy rain and flooding between 5 p.m. Sunday and three a.m. Monday.
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“Large hail will be the main initial threat during the afternoon and early evening, with damaging winds becoming the primary threat through the rest of the evening,” stated a National Weather Service badertion. “A few tornadoes are possible as well, most likely during the late afternoon and early evening. The threat for severe weather will last well after sunset on Sunday night. In addition, heavy rainfall may cause localized flooding late this afternoon and tonight across central Indiana.”
The climate service issued a flash flood look ahead to areas close to and north of Interstate 70 from midday Sunday by four a.m. Monday.
Officials are asking residents to remain “weather aware,” badessment their safely plans and have a number of methods to get climate warnings and data.
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