Bartholomew County moved to ‘enhanced risk’ for severe weather tonight, and early Wednesday

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1:30 P.M. UPDATE

Bartholomew County has been upgraded to an enhanced risk of severe weather later today.

Severe weather is forecast from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday, with the most likely timeline 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

All types of severe weather are possible:

Tornadoes may occur between 7 p.m. and midnight.  A few supercell thunderstorms are possible. Large to giant size hail could occur from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Wind gusts of 60 to 70 mph could occur. Isolated flooding is possible as well as power outages.


COLUMBUS, Ind. — Bartholomew County is under a slight risk of severe weather later today, Bartholomew County Emergency Management said..

There is a slight risk for severe weather between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 4 a.m. Wednesday with the most likely time frame from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday

All types of severe weather are possible including tornadoes, large to very large hail (time frame 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and wind gusts of up to 60 to 70 mph.

Isolated flooding is also possible.

The National Weather Service is predicting enhanced wind gusts between noon Tuesday and 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Non-thunderstorm wind gusts are predicted between 30 to 45 mph today and 25 to 35 mph on Wednesday.