Damage reported after storms roll through Louisville, southern Indiana
Storms rolled through Kentucky and southern Indiana Wednesday afternoon, bringing unusual weather for the Christmas season.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Storms rolled through Kentucky and southern Indiana Wednesday afternoon, bringing unusual weather for the Christmas season.
Instead of snow, area residents were subjected to high winds, rain and even tornado warnings.
Several counties reported damage. The Jennings County Sheriff's Office in Indiana reported that phones in the 911 call center were "blowing up" with reports of trees or power lines down. One report indicated that a tree was down on a house in North Vernon, near the corner of Madison Avenue and Second Street.
Dispatchers at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office in Indiana reported "lots of storm damage," but were unable to elaborate.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office reported several trees down, "kind of concentrated in the Salem area." There were also reports of power lines down. There were no reports of any injuries. The Salem Police Department reported that tree limbs were down, and some awnings were off trailers.
A viewer reported that trees were down along U.S. 31 between Underwood, Indiana and Henryville, Indiana.
Shortly after the second line of storms rolled through, a flash flood warning was issued for Louisville and southern Indiana -- an LMPD cruiser was even stuck in high water near the Louisville Extreme Park. The officer was not injured.
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