Storms have exited. Winds gusted 30-45 mph in our eastern/southeastern counties.
This bowing line of storms has not reached derecho status.
Mesoscale analysis still show considerable CINH (surface capping) that storms are fighting. So, storms are still a bit elevated. Downstream of the line, temperatures are 75-80 with dew points of 70-75.
Winds may gust to 50 mph with line moving northeastward through Tippecanoe, Clinton & Montgomery counties.
Tyler reported gust of 50 mph at West Lafayette golf course & witnessed 2″ diameter limb coming down.
Thorntown united just gusted to 51 mph.
Jamestown INDOT unit just reported sustained winds at 30 mph & gust to 41 mph.
I-65 & 28 INDOT unit is reporting sustained winds at 25 mph.
Estimated gust of 40-45 mph southwest of West Lafayette.
WLFI gusted to 40 mph, Purdue Airport 38 mph.
No warnings in effect as of 8:18 p.m.
It is a pretty ragged comma head with main organized bow of storms in southern Indiana & southeastern Illinois.
Severe T’Storm Warning in effect for southern Montgomery County.
MEASURED T’STORM GUSTS:
M35 mph Covington
M35 mph Attica
M36 mph Crawfordsville
Gusts of 60 mph have been reported from Vermilion County, Illinois (south of Danville). Trees & large limbs are reportedly down in Urbana, Illinois.
Downtown Danville gusted to 41 mph.
Severe T’Storm Warning for southern Fountain & central & southern Montgomery counties until 8 p.m. Gusts to 60 mph are possible.
T’Storm Watch is in effect until 2 a.m., but it will likely only last until 10 p.m. in our area.
+2″/hour rainfall rates are likely.