Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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A dangerous tornado situation unfolded near Indianapolis this afternoon after a destructive tornado touched down in the area.
Parts of Indiana and Ohio should remain on alert for isolated tornadoes throughout the afternoon and evening hours.
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Around 2:30 p.m. EDT, reports came in of a large and extremely dangerous tornado southwest of the city. The Hendricks County Emergency Management Agency reported damage to three homes in a story reported by the Associated Press.
The threat of isolated tornadoes will remain throughout the afternoon and evening for central and eastern Indiana and western and northern Ohio closer to the evening hours, according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.
As of 5:27 p.m. EDT Indianapolis Power & Light reported nearly 1,000 customers remained without power.
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"The storm that caused the tornado was part of a disturbance tracking northeastward, which could produce a few additional tornadoes as it moves across eastern Indiana and northwestern Ohio Tuesday afternoon," Sosnowski said.