the republic logo

Weather service says 2 tornadoes caused building damage near Lafayette; no injuries reported

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

CLARKS HILL, Indiana — The National Weather Service says two tornadoes caused some building damage near Lafayette as a wave of storms with strong winds and heavy rain moved across much of Indiana.

Weather service staffers determined Saturday both tornadoes with wind speeds nearly 100 mph hit near the town of Clarks Hill in southeastern Tippecanoe County about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Some homes and garages were damaged and several trees blown down in the area, but no injuries were reported.

The storms dumped nearly 3.5 inches of rain Friday at the Indianapolis International Airport. That heavy rainfall caused scattered street flooding in Indianapolis, including swamping a shopping plaza on the city's west side that had to shut down as water began rushing from the parking lot into the stores.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.