News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 21, 2013

Storm causes scattered Indiana power outages


Associated Press

---- — INDIANAPOLIS — A line of thunderstorms that moved across Indiana caused scattered building damage and power outages for several thousand homes and businesses.

The National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorm warnings and a tornado watch at various times early today from around the Bloomington area, through Indianapolis and on to the Muncie region. No severe damage or injuries were immediately reported, although trees and power lines were knocked down throughout the area.

Indiana utility companies reported more than 28,000 power outages before dawn today, although many of those were to be repaired by midmorning. The largest concentrations of outages were in Indianapolis and its northern suburbs, along with the area from around Terre Haute to Bloomington.

— Associated Press