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The chance of earthquake damage in Hope is about the same as Indiana average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Hope is higher than Indiana average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #617

Hope, IN
0.02
Indiana
0.12
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Hope, IN
0.0000
Indiana
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #106

Hope, IN
334.74
Indiana
265.56
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 3,989 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hope, IN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:4Dense Fog:1Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:532Hail:1,016Heat:5Heavy Snow:19
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:8Landslide:0Strong Wind:17
Thunderstorm Winds:2,145Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:44Winter Weather:7
Other:190 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Hope, IN.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Hope, IN.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Hope, IN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 149 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Hope, IN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.62005-11-15339°21'N / 85°47'W39°21'N / 85°47'W8.00 Miles300 Yards015.0M0Shelby
 Brief Description: A strong F3 tornado touched down in northern Bartholomew county on 15 November 2005, continuing into southeast Shelby county, where it would do the majority of its damage. No one was killed by this powerful tornado, despite areas of severe damage, and only one minor injury was reported. A resident sustained an ankle injury when moving quickly down into his basement with his family to take cover. The worst damage along the tornado's path took place along and near Vandalia Road just east of the town of Geneva, where a large hog farm was severely damaged, and an old farm house was blown off its foundation. The structural integrity of the destroyed home was insufficient to justify a violent rating. Around 25 properties were damaged in this largely rural area, with six declared total losses. An area of severe thunderstorms moved through central Indiana on the afternoon and evening of 15 November 2005, fueled by abnormally warm conditions which had been the rule across the region for the first half of the month. One strongly rotating supercell produced three tornadoes, two of them rated strong F3, over southern portions of central Indiana. Additional severe weather occurred with other supercells and squall line storms across central Indiana. Thanks to early warnings and heightened awareness of the severe weather threat, no one was killed by the tornadoes, and only one serious injury was reported.
4.21967-12-11239°16'N / 85°42'W003K0Bartholomew
7.21969-05-10239°13'N / 85°47'W39°11'N / 85°40'W6.40 Miles33 Yards00250K0Bartholomew
7.81992-11-22239°13'N / 85°40'W39°13'N / 85°40'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Decatur
7.91973-06-19239°20'N / 85°40'W39°22'N / 85°36'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Decatur
9.31992-11-22239°09'N / 85°44'W39°12'N / 85°40'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Bartholomew
10.51961-11-16239°27'N / 85°47'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Shelby
11.31974-04-03439°08'N / 85°43'W39°09'N / 85°42'W0025.0M0Bartholomew
11.41973-06-17239°23'N / 85°57'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Bartholomew
11.71971-05-24239°12'N / 85°58'W39°13'N / 85°56'W002.5M0Bartholomew
12.61957-07-04239°27'N / 85°54'W00250K0Shelby
12.81956-02-25239°29'N / 85°48'W2.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Shelby
13.21974-04-03339°06'N / 85°48'W39°07'N / 85°46'W1.30 Miles177 Yards050K0Jennings
13.72008-06-03239°20'N / 86°05'W39°21'N / 85°57'W7.00 Miles150 Yards0323.0M0KJohnson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: In Brown County near Peoga damaged occurred to twenty to thirty homes, a barn, powerlines, trees, and a carport due to a tornado. One indirect injury occurred when I firefighter suffered heat stroke. In Johnson County at Camp Atterbury forty buildings were damaged, dozens of vehicles including a 6,000 pound Humvee and a bus were tossed and crushed, the chapel was damaged, and a trailer was tossed on top of a building. Also in Johnson County in Edinburgh 59 buildings were damaged or destroyed. One woman suffered an ankle injury during the tornado. Damaged occurred in Shelby County to a gas station. One woman at the gas station sustained minor injuries when her car windows were blown out. The tornado touched down at 2024 EST in Brown County near the intersection of Sweetwater Trail and Beech Tree Road. The tornado tracked to the northeast for 2.83 miles before crossing into Johnson County approximately 1000 feet west of County Road 900 at 2030 EST. The tornado continued to track to the northeast for 7.19 miles until 2046 EST when the tornado entered Shelby County just south of the County Road 900 and West State Road 252 intersection. The tornado lifted at 2047 EST in Shelby County after tracking to the northeast and lifting at exit 80 on Interstate 65. The tornado was an EF-2 while in Brown County causing 200 thousand dollars in damage. The tornado was an EF-2 while in Johnson County causing 23 million dollars in damage. The tornado weakened to an EF-1 while in Shelby County causing 15 thousand dollars in damage. Based on damage indicators, at the tornadoes peak intensity wind speeds were around 130 miles per hour. The tornado formed from a supercell and was on the ground for 23 minutes or 10.59 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful weather system moved through central Indiana on the night of June 3rd. Associated with this system were damaging straight line thunderstorm winds and tornadoes. Three tornadoes developed from supercells. An EF-1 tornado moved through Decatur County, an EF-2 tornado moved through Brown and Johnson Counties, and then weakened to an EF-1 in Shelby County, and another tornado began as an EF-0 in Shelby County and intensified to an EF-3 in Rush County.
13.81992-11-22339°26'N / 85°53'W39°33'N / 85°47'W10.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Shelby
15.01958-07-31339°31'N / 85°46'W0025K0Shelby
15.01974-04-03439°09'N / 85°42'W39°21'N / 85°17'W26.10 Miles1200 Yards270K0Decatur
15.31971-03-15239°31'N / 85°51'W39°31'N / 85°48'W1.30 Miles200 Yards05250K0Shelby
15.71992-07-30339°22'N / 86°08'W39°21'N / 85°58'W7.00 Miles200 Yards0252.5M0Johnson
16.01974-04-03339°03'N / 85°53'W39°06'N / 85°48'W5.40 Miles177 Yards000K0Bartholomew
16.42008-06-03339°27'N / 85°37'W39°30'N / 85°30'W7.00 Miles150 Yards181.0M0KRush
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down in Shelby County at 2004 EST 200 meters north of the County Road South 500 East and County Road East 500 South intersection. The tornado tracked to the east northeast for 2.93 miles before entering Rush County at 2012 EST near County Road South 1000 West just south of County Road East 450 South. The tornado continued to the northeast for 6.75 miles until lifting at 2030 EST. The tornado lifted 200 meters east of County Road South 400 West and 400 meters north of West State Road 244. The tornado was on the ground for a total of 9.68 miles and 26 minutes. The tornado was an EF-0 with wind speeds around 75 miles per hour while in Shelby County, however intensified to an EF-3 tornado while in Rush County with wind speeds around 150 miles per hour. The tornado had a width of 150 yards. The tornado formed from a supercell storm. While in Shelby County the tornado damaged 34 structures with the hardest hit areas being Middletown and Waldron. 27 of the damaged structures were in Middletown with 4 of these being completely destroyed. Trees and powerlines were also blown down and a semi-trailer was blown off Interstate 74. In Rush County 8 people were injured including a man and a woman who were pinned beneath a wall in Moscow. A 67 year old woman in Moscow was injured from a large tree limb that impaled her in the chest and later passed away due to those injuries on August 17th. The historic Moscow Covered Bridge was destroyed in addition to extensive damage to the Moscow school. Dozens of houses were severely damaged or destroyed including some houses that were swept completely off the foundation. Approximately 200,000 dollars in damage occurred in Shelby County and approximately one million dollars in damage occurred in Rush County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful weather system moved through central Indiana on the night of June 3rd. Associated with this system were damaging straight line thunderstorm winds and tornadoes. Three tornadoes developed from supercells. An EF-1 tornado moved through Decatur County, an EF-2 tornado moved through Brown and Johnson Counties, and then weakened to an EF-1 in Shelby County, and another tornado began as an EF-0 in Shelby County and intensified to an EF-3 in Rush County.
17.31969-05-10239°29'N / 86°03'W39°37'N / 85°27'W33.20 Miles33 Yards00250K0Johnson
17.61968-04-14339°04'N / 85°58'W39°06'N / 85°55'W3.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Bartholomew
18.42008-06-03239°19'N / 86°08'W39°20'N / 86°05'W3.00 Miles150 Yards00200K0KBrown
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: In Brown County near Peoga damaged occurred to twenty to thirty homes, a barn, powerlines, trees, and a carport due to a tornado. One indirect injury occurred when I firefighter suffered heat stroke. In Johnson County at Camp Atterbury forty buildings were damaged, dozens of vehicles including a 6,000 pound Humvee and a bus were tossed and crushed, the chapel was damaged, and a trailer was tossed on top of a building. Also in Johnson County in Edinburgh 59 buildings were damaged or destroyed. One woman suffered an ankle injury during the tornado. Damaged occurred in Shelby County to a gas station. One woman at the gas station sustained minor injuries when her car windows were blown out. The tornado touched down at 2024 EST in Brown County near the intersection of Sweetwater Trail and Beech Tree Road. The tornado tracked to the northeast for 2.83 miles before crossing into Johnson County approximately 1000 feet west of County Road 900 at 2030 EST. The tornado continued to track to the northeast for 7.19 miles until 2046 EST when the tornado entered Shelby County just south of the County Road 900 and West State Road 252 intersection. The tornado lifted at 2047 EST in Shelby County after tracking to the northeast and lifting at exit 80 on Interstate 65. The tornado was an EF-2 while in Brown County causing 200 thousand dollars in damage. The tornado was an EF-2 while in Johnson County causing 23 million dollars in damage. The tornado weakened to an EF-1 while in Shelby County causing 15 thousand dollars in damage. Based on damage indicators, at the tornadoes peak intensity wind speeds were around 130 miles per hour. The tornado formed from a supercell and was on the ground for 23 minutes or 10.59 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful weather system moved through central Indiana on the night of June 3rd. Associated with this system were damaging straight line thunderstorm winds and tornadoes. Three tornadoes developed from supercells. An EF-1 tornado moved through Decatur County, an EF-2 tornado moved through Brown and Johnson Counties, and then weakened to an EF-1 in Shelby County, and another tornado began as an EF-0 in Shelby County and intensified to an EF-3 in Rush County.
18.61990-06-02238°59'N / 85°47'W39°08'N / 85°26'W18.00 Miles60 Yards00250K0Jennings
19.51963-04-19338°59'N / 86°00'W39°03'N / 85°31'W26.20 Miles33 Yards000K0Lawrence
20.41961-04-25439°35'N / 85°48'W39°36'N / 85°37'W9.60 Miles550 Yards012.5M0Shelby
20.81954-10-11339°27'N / 86°07'W39°30'N / 86°03'W4.70 Miles100 Yards20250K0Johnson
23.91974-04-03339°35'N / 85°52'W39°42'N / 85°47'W8.90 Miles440 Yards0225.0M0Shelby
24.51986-03-10239°34'N / 85°56'W39°43'N / 85°50'W10.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Shelby
24.51986-03-10239°34'N / 85°56'W39°43'N / 85°50'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Shelby
24.61996-05-08238°58'N / 85°58'W38°58'N / 85°54'W5.50 Miles200 Yards001.3M0Jackson
 Brief Description: A strong tornado developed just west of Seymour and moved across the downtown area causing major damage before lifting. In all, nine businesses sustained major damage, eighty-eight homes were damaged and seven homes were destroyed. Three mobile homes were also destroyed. The Seymour highschool also received damage.
25.01969-08-09239°39'N / 85°53'W00250K0Shelby
25.11976-09-26338°56'N / 85°54'W38°57'N / 85°48'W4.90 Miles100 Yards1102.5M0Jackson
25.42006-03-31239°38'N / 85°57'W39°41'N / 85°47'W10.00 Miles700 Yards015.0M0Shelby
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just west of Interstate 65 and Main Street in Greenwood on the evening of 31 March 2006. This tornado was on the ground for 25 minutes, covered an area 17 miles long, and caused significant damage to several homes and businesses along its path, which continued into neighboring Shelby County. At its peak, near the small town of London in Shelby County, the tornado was a strong F2, with a width of four tenths of a mile. The tornado lifted near US 52 and State Road 9 in north central Shelby County. According to the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis, more than 140 homes were damaged, some of them severely. Fortunately, no fatalities or life-threatening injuries were reported, although at least one driver, Megan Mahoney of Chesterfield, MO, sustained a concussion when her car was rolled or tossed off of Interstate 74 in Shelby County and into the yard of a home over 150 feet away. This was the third significant tornado in just over three and a half years to affect the southern suburbs of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Severe thunderstorms which formed over northwest central Indiana quickly transitioned to a powerful and expanding squall line with embedded supercells that moved southeast through central Indiana during the afternoon and evening of 31 March 2006. Two tornadoes touched down in the 9-county Indianapolis metropolitan area, one of which was on the ground for 17 miles and did an estimated 8 million dollars in damage.
25.72004-07-30239°03'N / 85°25'W39°04'N / 85°23'W2.00 Miles133 Yards02465K0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved along a two mile path from southwest of Holton into town. One house, one mobile home and two small planes were destroyed. Thirty-six other structures sustained major damage. Numerous trees were uprooted along the path of the tornado.
26.11956-02-25239°31'N / 86°10'W00250K0Johnson
26.11986-03-10339°40'N / 85°56'W39°40'N / 85°50'W3.00 Miles440 Yards002.5M0Shelby
26.12006-03-31239°37'N / 86°06'W39°37'N / 85°58'W7.00 Miles350 Yards003.0M0Johnson
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just west of Interstate 65 and Main Street in Greenwood on the evening of 31 March 2006. This tornado was on the ground for 25 minutes, covered an area 17 miles long, and caused significant damage to several homes and businesses along its path, which continued into neighboring Shelby County. At its peak, near the small town of London in Shelby County, the tornado was a strong F2, with a width of four tenths of a mile. The tornado lifted near US 52 and State Road 9 in north central Shelby County. According to the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis, more than 140 homes were damaged, some of them severely. Fortunately, no fatalities or life-threatening injuries were reported, although at least one driver, Megan Mahoney of Chesterfield, MO, sustained a concussion when her car was rolled or tossed off of Interstate 74 in Shelby County and into the yard of a home over 150 feet away. This was the third significant tornado in just over three and a half years to affect the southern suburbs of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Severe thunderstorms which formed over northwest central Indiana quickly transitioned to a powerful and expanding squall line with embedded supercells that moved southeast through central Indiana during the afternoon and evening of 31 March 2006. Two tornadoes touched down in the 9-county Indianapolis metropolitan area, one of which was on the ground for 17 miles and did an estimated 8 million dollars in damage.
27.01992-11-22239°39'N / 85°40'W39°43'N / 85°41'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Shelby
27.51980-07-09439°35'N / 85°22'W39°31'N / 85°22'W4.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Rush
27.61980-07-09439°37'N / 85°29'W39°35'N / 85°22'W6.40 Miles267 Yards2252.5M0Rush
27.91986-03-10339°41'N / 85°59'W39°40'N / 85°56'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0102.5M0Marion
28.21973-05-27239°12'N / 86°27'W39°37'N / 86°06'W34.30 Miles50 Yards00250K0Monroe
28.31961-04-25439°36'N / 85°37'W39°40'N / 85°18'W17.30 Miles550 Yards032.5M0Rush
29.02002-09-20339°32'N / 86°13'W39°38'N / 86°07'W7.50 Miles150 Yards0025.0M10KJohnson
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
29.41992-11-22239°43'N / 85°41'W39°43'N / 85°38'W1.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hancock
29.41986-03-10339°35'N / 86°14'W39°41'N / 85°59'W15.00 Miles440 Yards032.5M0Johnson
29.41974-04-03439°21'N / 85°17'W39°28'N / 85°11'W9.50 Miles1200 Yards2100K0Franklin
29.51980-06-02239°43'N / 85°53'W040K0Hancock
29.51955-03-11239°40'N / 85°40'W39°40'N / 85°18'W19.40 Miles880 Yards00250K0Shelby
29.91990-06-02239°05'N / 85°25'W39°13'N / 85°04'W20.50 Miles440 Yards03250K0Ripley
30.41967-04-21238°52'N / 85°39'W38°53'N / 85°35'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Jennings
30.41967-04-21238°53'N / 85°35'W38°54'N / 85°31'W3.00 Miles33 Yards0125K0Jefferson
30.71974-04-03338°48'N / 86°16'W39°03'N / 85°53'W26.80 Miles177 Yards1210K0Jackson
31.11992-11-22239°43'N / 85°38'W39°45'N / 85°35'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Rush
31.21986-03-10239°43'N / 85°47'W39°47'N / 85°40'W7.80 Miles300 Yards112.5M0Hancock
31.21962-05-26239°32'N / 86°16'W0025K0Morgan
31.41999-04-09338°55'N / 85°27'W38°55'N / 85°27'W1.00 Mile400 Yards00250K0Jennings
 Brief Description: A strong F3 tornado moved across the extreme southeastern part of the county significantly damaging 2 homes and destroying 4 barns. 2 high tension power line towers were toppled as well. The tornado then moved northeast out of the Indianapolis CWA.
31.41956-07-13239°05'N / 85°15'W0.20 Mile100 Yards0025K0Ripley
31.91990-06-02438°51'N / 86°17'W39°00'N / 85°57'W18.00 Miles200 Yards092.5M0Jackson
32.01999-04-09238°53'N / 85°30'W38°54'N / 85°28'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00100K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in Dupont taking the roof off and structurally damaging one home. The storm also damaged to a lesser extent several homes and barns along its path. The storm then intensified as it moved into Jennings county.
32.21963-04-19238°51'N / 85°54'W38°49'N / 85°38'W14.50 Miles1300 Yards00250K0Jackson
32.51974-04-03439°45'N / 85°39'W39°46'N / 85°37'W1.30 Miles33 Yards01125.0M0Hancock
32.91974-04-03339°42'N / 85°47'W39°51'N / 85°40'W11.80 Miles440 Yards12325.0M0Hancock
33.41957-04-26239°47'N / 85°46'W003K0Hancock
33.51959-02-10239°41'N / 86°09'W0.40 Mile50 Yards0025K0Marion
34.11974-04-03439°46'N / 85°37'W39°47'N / 85°34'W2.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Rush
34.61990-06-02338°47'N / 85°41'W38°51'N / 85°30'W9.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Jefferson
34.61951-03-29239°47'N / 85°46'W39°49'N / 85°43'W3.00 Miles400 Yards02250K0Hancock
34.71986-03-10339°22'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°14'W15.00 Miles440 Yards092.5M0Morgan
34.81998-06-11339°47'N / 85°57'W39°47'N / 85°57'W1.00 Mile400 Yards031.5M0Marion
34.91998-06-11439°47'N / 85°58'W39°49'N / 85°44'W12.20 Miles500 Yards011.1M0Hancock
 Brief Description: A tornado initially touched down on Indianapolis' far east side in Cumberland destroying six buildings and damaging nearly eighty. The tornado continued east-northeast into Hancock County before dissipating just east of Maxwell at 640 PM EST. In Hancock County, the tornado destroyed approxiamtely five buildings and damaged nearly 40 others. The supercell storm that generated this tornado also produced three other tornadoes in east central Indiana that evening. These tornadoes will be described below.
34.91999-04-09338°53'N / 85°25'W38°59'N / 85°13'W15.00 Miles450 Yards021.4M0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved into Jefferson Proving Grounds from Jennings county and moved northeast across the county. Four mobile homes were destroyed and 4 were damaged. One house was destroyed while 8 had heavy damage and 20 minor damage. Twenty-one barns were destroyed, 6 had heavy damage, and 14 received minor damage. Seventeen outbuildings were destroyed while 4 had heavy damage and 11 minor damage. Four vehicles received major damage and 3 had minor damage. Five pieces of farm equipment were destroyed while 4 incurred major damage. Seven livestock were lost with 2 being killed and 2 injured. Trees were also downed in the path.
35.12002-09-20239°38'N / 86°07'W39°54'N / 85°56'W17.50 Miles150 Yards09740.0M0Marion
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
35.21960-09-19339°38'N / 85°16'W0.10 Mile100 Yards00250K0Fayette
35.52002-09-20339°22'N / 86°32'W39°35'N / 86°15'W20.00 Miles150 Yards02815.0M30KMorgan
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
35.61990-06-02338°47'N / 85°49'W38°47'N / 85°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Scott
35.91963-03-19239°35'N / 85°14'W39°37'N / 85°12'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Fayette
36.31986-03-10239°48'N / 85°47'W39°51'N / 85°41'W5.00 Miles220 Yards00250K0Hancock
36.81973-06-26239°10'N / 86°33'W39°14'N / 86°20'W12.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Monroe
36.81956-02-25239°26'N / 86°26'W2.00 Miles60 Yards0325K0Morgan
37.01965-04-08239°48'N / 85°31'W0025K0Henry
37.01974-04-01239°48'N / 85°31'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Henry
37.11972-05-14439°46'N / 86°05'W39°50'N / 85°57'W8.40 Miles200 Yards017250K0Marion
37.21992-11-22339°24'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°19'W15.00 Miles867 Yards002.5M0Morgan
37.31990-06-02338°45'N / 85°57'W38°47'N / 85°49'W8.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Jackson
37.42008-05-30239°49'N / 86°00'W39°49'N / 85°57'W3.00 Miles150 Yards01829.0M0KMarion
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Numerous structures were damaged in Marion County with the hardest hit area being an apartment complex near 38th Street and Mitthoefer Road. The tornado was associated with an embedded supercell that was overtaken by a line. Based on damage indicators, wind speeds were estimated around 125 mph. This tornado formed near 42nd Street and Post Road and tracked southeastward for 3.1 miles before exiting Marion County on North County Line Road 500 meters south of East 38th Street. The tornado continued in Hancock County. While in Marion County the tornado was rated EF-2 and while in Hancock County the tornado was rated EF-1. The tornado continued to the southeast in Hancock County for 4.0 miles. This made the entire path length 7.1 miles. The width of the tornado while in Hancock County was 100 yards and lasted from 2132 until 2136. Overall, the tornado was on the ground from 2127 until 2136. The tornado lifted in Hancock County 500 feet south of West 200 North on North 400 West. While in Hancock County the tornado damaged barns, houses, billboards, trees, and powerlines. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A warm front moved through through the area earlier in the day allowing for warm temperatures over central Indiana. Severe storms formed in advance of a cold front that moved through later at night. These storms contained hail and damaging thunderstorm winds. Three tornadoes also formed with these storms including one that moved through the east side of Indianapolis. Heavy rain caused flash flooding across many locations.
37.51974-04-03438°55'N / 85°16'W38°56'N / 85°15'W000K0Ripley
37.71958-06-08239°45'N / 85°22'W00250K0Henry
38.01961-03-06238°45'N / 85°49'W1.00 Mile33 Yards03250K0Scott
38.31976-09-26338°48'N / 85°40'W38°45'N / 85°24'W14.60 Miles300 Yards11250K0Jefferson
38.71955-11-15239°46'N / 86°10'W0225K0Marion
39.11986-03-10238°41'N / 85°52'W38°47'N / 85°45'W9.00 Miles300 Yards0252.5M0Scott
39.21980-06-02239°47'N / 86°09'W060K0Marion
39.31980-08-17239°51'N / 85°44'W39°53'N / 85°41'W3.30 Miles60 Yards00250K0Madison
39.91990-06-02239°13'N / 85°04'W39°14'N / 84°59'W2.50 Miles440 Yards00250K0Dearborn
40.01974-04-03438°39'N / 85°35'W38°55'N / 85°16'W25.00 Miles1200 Yards101750K0Jefferson
40.31968-05-15239°37'N / 86°26'W39°37'N / 86°22'W3.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Morgan
40.41990-06-02338°45'N / 86°06'W38°45'N / 85°57'W8.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Washington
40.61963-04-22339°51'N / 86°02'W0.30 Mile200 Yards0202.5M0Marion
40.81955-03-11239°40'N / 85°18'W39°40'N / 85°02'W14.10 Miles880 Yards03250K0Fayette
40.91963-01-11238°41'N / 85°51'W38°44'N / 85°47'W5.10 Miles150 Yards0025K0Scott
41.01978-06-25339°45'N / 86°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Marion
41.01972-05-14439°50'N / 85°57'W39°57'N / 85°41'W16.20 Miles200 Yards0125K0Hancock
41.01985-04-05238°44'N / 85°32'W1.00 Mile17 Yards0025K0Jefferson
41.31965-10-07238°44'N / 85°31'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Jefferson
41.51954-03-19239°39'N / 85°08'W0025K0Fayette
41.61965-11-26339°54'N / 85°50'W1.00 Mile200 Yards03250K0Hancock
41.71969-08-09239°25'N / 85°00'W0.70 Mile33 Yards0025K0Franklin
41.71960-03-30239°54'N / 85°51'W003K0Hancock
41.91957-04-05238°59'N / 86°26'W003K0Lawrence
42.31988-10-17239°41'N / 86°23'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Hendricks
42.51968-08-09238°41'N / 85°46'W0025K0Scott
42.61974-04-03439°47'N / 85°34'W39°59'N / 85°27'W14.90 Miles33 Yards060K0Henry
42.71986-03-10239°49'N / 85°26'W39°53'N / 85°22'W4.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Henry
42.82002-09-20339°14'N / 86°37'W39°20'N / 86°31'W10.50 Miles150 Yards0010.0M20KMonroe
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
42.91965-11-26339°53'N / 85°31'W39°53'N / 85°28'W1.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Decatur
43.01969-08-09339°49'N / 86°13'W0.10 Mile167 Yards06250K0Marion
43.11986-03-10238°41'N / 85°56'W38°41'N / 85°52'W3.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Washington
43.91998-06-11239°53'N / 85°45'W39°59'N / 85°40'W7.50 Miles300 Yards00400K0Hancock
44.11968-05-15239°37'N / 86°32'W39°37'N / 86°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards05250K0Hendricks
44.31992-11-22339°52'N / 86°07'W39°57'N / 85°56'W9.00 Miles433 Yards002.5M0Marion
44.41954-07-20239°43'N / 86°24'W0025K0Hendricks
44.81974-04-03438°46'N / 85°16'W38°50'N / 85°12'W5.70 Miles300 Yards0025.0M0Jefferson
44.81974-04-03438°50'N / 85°12'W38°54'N / 85°05'W7.60 Miles1133 Yards0400K0Switzerland
45.01961-04-25439°40'N / 85°18'W39°44'N / 84°54'W21.60 Miles550 Yards002.5M0Fayette
45.01992-11-22339°15'N / 86°39'W39°18'N / 86°34'W5.30 Miles867 Yards03250K0Monroe
45.11974-04-03338°46'N / 86°18'W38°48'N / 86°16'W2.30 Miles177 Yards0025.0M0Lawrence
45.31992-07-30239°31'N / 86°39'W39°29'N / 86°30'W6.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Morgan
45.51985-04-05238°39'N / 85°37'W2.00 Miles17 Yards003K0Scott
45.51973-05-27239°10'N / 86°36'W30.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Monroe
45.81970-04-19239°08'N / 86°39'W39°10'N / 86°33'W5.60 Miles30 Yards06250K0Monroe
46.41974-04-03438°54'N / 85°05'W39°00'N / 84°58'W9.10 Miles1133 Yards0640K0Ohio
46.61972-05-14439°57'N / 85°41'W39°59'N / 85°35'W5.40 Miles200 Yards0125K0Madison
46.81998-06-11239°58'N / 85°39'W39°58'N / 85°35'W3.00 Miles300 Yards005K0Madison
 Brief Description: Tornado from NE Hancock Co traversed SE Madison Co causing mainly tree damage.
46.91958-06-13239°58'N / 85°36'W0125K0Madison
47.11975-04-18239°13'N / 86°40'W39°14'N / 86°37'W2.70 Miles50 Yards01250K0Monroe
47.21974-04-03438°36'N / 85°40'W38°39'N / 85°35'W5.20 Miles1200 Yards1150K0Scott
47.21974-04-03538°36'N / 85°44'W38°38'N / 85°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards0100K0Scott
47.31955-03-11239°40'N / 85°02'W39°40'N / 85°00'W1.30 Miles847 Yards00250K0Union
48.01962-06-18339°55'N / 85°21'W00250K0Henry
48.21960-06-30239°30'N / 84°54'W003K0Franklin
48.41974-04-03439°00'N / 84°58'W39°03'N / 84°54'W4.70 Miles667 Yards000K0Dearborn
48.61954-06-26239°31'N / 86°38'W003K0Morgan
48.71990-06-02439°13'N / 84°55'W39°15'N / 84°48'W6.00 Miles880 Yards0212.5M0Dearborn
48.71990-06-02438°47'N / 86°32'W38°54'N / 86°23'W11.00 Miles400 Yards1512.5M0Lawrence
49.01972-05-14439°59'N / 85°35'W40°00'N / 85°33'W0125K0Henry
49.51975-04-18239°11'N / 86°42'W39°13'N / 86°40'W1.90 Miles50 Yards01250K0Owen


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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