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Weather Blog: Severe thunderstorms move into central Indiana

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 17:40:58-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Severe thunderstorms are moving into central Indiana this afternoon.

Here's the latest information:

5:00 p.m.
TRAFFIC ALERT: The heavy rains are causing high water issues on Interstate 465 near West 71st Street on Indy's northwest side.

4:30 p.m.
Here's the latest on the severe weather threat from Storm Team 6:

4:23 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Boone and Hamilton counties until 7:15 p.m. Radar indicated severe thunderstorms have dropped as much as 1 to 1.5 inches of rain quickly across the region.

4:09 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Marion and Hamilton counties until 4:45 p.m.

3:57 p.m.
The skies north of Indianapolis are darkening as severe storms move toward the metro.

3:49 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Fountain, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Boone and Montgomery counties until 4:30 p.m.

3:25 p.m.
Weather service says a gust front with winds of that may exceed 40 to 45 mph as it passes. The northern Indianapolis suburbs will be impacted through 4 p.m.

3:13 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued through 3:45 p.m. for Tippecanoe, Clinton, Boone and Montgomery counties.

2:46 p.m.
Here's a look at the Storm Team 6 radar as severe weather moves into the region.

2:06 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued through 2:30 p.m. for Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Tippecanoe, Tipton and Warren counties.

1:43 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for much of central Indiana through 9 p.m.