INDIANA — A round of thunderstorms moved across Indiana Thursday and led to a tornado warning in the southwestern part of the state.
A tornado has been confirmed by radar, according to the National Weather Service near Patoka, Indiana and Mount Carmel, Illinois. This led to a tornado warning for southwestern Knox County until about 11:15 p.m. on Thursday.
Meanwhile, many other counties across the state were under a severe thunderstorm watch until 2 a.m. Friday.
11:52 p.m. Thursday
The threat of severe storms and flooding continues overnight.
A flood watch is in effect until 8 a.m. Friday for Shelby and Rush counties, according to the NWS.
Additionally, many counties in central and southern Indiana are still under a severe thunderstorm watch until 2 a.m. Friday. That includes many surrounding Marion County.
A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for Bracken, Grant and Pendleton counties and is set to expire about 12:30 a.m. Friday.
11:38 p.m. Thursday
Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall just west of Indianapolis are starting to move quickly to the northeast. Very heavy rainfall and gusty winds are expected to accompany the storms.
11:10 p.m. Thursday
The tornado warning for Knox County has expired.
11:09 p.m. Thursday
A severe thunderstorm capable of producing gusts of 70 mph is moving quickly into southern Grene county. The storm is moving quickly northeast.
SEVERE STORM moving toward Greene County. Here's the storm track. pic.twitter.com/ZsqYxF72WW— Kevin Gregory (@KevinGWRTV) May 20, 2022
Several other parts of the state, including much of central Indiana are under thunderstorm watches and warnings. Here's a view of the advisories from the NWS' Indianapolis Office as of 11:03 p.m.
11 p.m. Thursday
A tornado has been confirmed by radar according to the National Weather Service near Patoka, Indiana and Mount Carmel, Illinois. This has led to a tornado warning for southwestern Knox County until 11:15 p.m. on Thursday night.
The storm is moving northeast at 60 mph.