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LIVE BLOG: Strong to severe storms moving into region

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Posted at 2:21 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 16:04:07-04

A line of strong to severe thunderstorms are pushing through the region this afternoon.

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3:58 p.m.
Attention concert goers heading to the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center tonight:

Due to incoming weather, parking lot and door opening times will be delayed but the show will go on!
Parking lots – 4:00
Doors – 5:15
Fever 333 – 6:00
Underoath – 6:50
Alice in Chains – 7:55
KORN – 9:40
All times are subject to change pending weather conditions

— Ruoff Music Center (@ruoffmusicenter) August 20, 2019

3:53 p.m.
Check out this timelapse video from an RTV6 weather camera as the storms rolled into downtown Indianapolis:

3:41 p.m.

Thanks to our viewers for sharing their photos and videos.

3:31 p.m.
Check out these photos sent by viewers as the storms rolled in:

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This photo was sent from Franklin:

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3:20 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

3:07 p.m.

Storm Updates —
Putnam County Emergency Management says they have heavy rain and some trees down in the Cloverdale area and along US 40 but the worst of the storm didn't begin until it passed them.

Boone County Emergency Management says they only have reports of a few trees down in the county and no other damage areas.

Hendricks County Emergency Management says they have some trees down in the Danville area and multiple power outages.

3:05 p.m.

3:00 p.m.
Roughly 10,000 IPL and Duke customers are without power at this time because of the storms moving through the area.

SEE | IPL Outage Map | DUKE Outage Map

2:46 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued the following statement on the weather after a 73 mph wind gust was reported at Indianapolis International Airport:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across Hendricks and moving into Marion County. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.

2:30 p.m.
The weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Monroe, Sullivan, Knox, Clay, Owen, Martin, Greene, Lawrence and Daviess counties until 3:15 p.m.

2:23 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm WARNING has been issued for Marion, Johnson, Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks and Morgan counties until 3 p.m.

2:10 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm WATCH is in effect for much of central Indiana through 6 p.m.

1:54 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm WARNING has been issued for Carroll, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Hendricks, Boone, Montgomery and Putnam counties until 2:30 p.m.

1:47 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Monroe, Clay, Owen and Greene counties until 2:30 p.m.

1:26 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Fountain, Tippecanoe, Parke, Warren and Montgomery counties until 2 p.m.