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PHOTOS: Dangerous Tornado Touches Down Near Indianapolis

By Kevin Byrne, Staff Writer
June 25, 2014; 10:05 AM

A dangerous tornado situation unfolded near Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon after a destructive tornado touched down in the area.

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.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Rich Myers told the AP that no injuries were reported.

AccuWeather Meteorologist Mark Paquette said that the EF1 tornado produced winds estimated between 90 and 100 mph.

"The weak tornado traveled along an approximate 2-mile path in Plainfield and Indianapolis. The tornado traveled northeast causing damage to nearly two dozen homes in Hendricks County as well as other locations," he said.

As of 5:27 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Indianapolis Power & Light reported nearly 1,000 customers remained without power.

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