News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 21, 2010

ALERT: Tornado and thunderstorm warnings in effect in parts of Valley

Staff report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for northern Vigo, southern Vermillion and southwestern Parke counties until 3:15 p.m. today.

There is also a tornado warning in effect in northeastern Clark County in Illinois until 2:45 p.m. eastern daylight time today, which is 1:45 p.m. in Illinois.

The National Weather Service detected a storm capable to producing a tornado six miles southwest of Marshall, Ill., at 2:10 p.m. eastern daylight time today.

Virtually all of central Indiana is also under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m.

At around 1:30 p.m. eastern daylight time, the National Weather Service detected a storm capable of producing quarter-size hail and winds in excess of 60 mph.