National Weather Service Issue Tornado Warning for Decatur, IN; Bartholomew, IN; Shelby, IN

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Decatur, IN; Bartholomew, IN; Shelby, IN starting on 2019/03/14 10:54. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to take shelter during this event. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Map showing affected area for tornado warning
Map of affected area for tornado warning

Original Alert From The National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for:
    Southeastern Shelby County in central Indiana
    West central Decatur County in central Indiana
    Northern Bartholomew County in central Indiana
  • Until 230 PM EDT.
  • At 154 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
    was located near Columbus, moving northeast at 45 mph.

    HAZARD Tornado.

    SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.

    IMPACT Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
    shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
    Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
    damage is likely.

  • This dangerous storm will be near:
    Taylorsville around 200 PM EDT.
    Clifford around 205 PM EDT.
    Hope and Flat Rock around 210 PM EDT.
    Hartsville around 215 PM EDT.
    Milford, Geneva and Burney around 220 PM EDT.

    This includes Interstate 65 between mile markers 66 and 78.