Thunderstorms Leave Behind Flooded Roads, Damaged Buildings

By Mary Collins

Thunderstorms Leave Behind Flooded Roads, Damaged Buildings

February 28, 2011 Updated Feb 28, 2011 at 8:10 AM EST

FISHERS, Ind., ( Indiana's NewsCenter)--- A line of thunderstorms pummeled central Indiana overnight leaving behind damaged homes and flooded roads.

Much of the damage appears to be south of Fort Wayne. WTHR-TV in Indianapolis, reports wind damaged homes and knocked down trees and a barn at the Madison County town of Ingalls. There were also reports of structure damage in the Hancock County town of Fortville.
Hamilton County, in particular Fishers, had many flooded streets, including major thoroughfares. As a result, Hamilton Southeastern Schools were on a two-hour delay.

A motorist was trapped in high water at 106th Street and Hague Road, when her car stalled. Fishers firefighters safely rescued her.

In Marion County, many roads were water covered and the intersection of Keystone Avenue and Kessler Boulevard was impassable. There was also a report of high water at Meridian and 36th streets.

Water also covered one lane of I-465 at Allisonville Road.

Much of central Indiana is under a flood warning until 10;30 a.m., the National Weather Service said.




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