Wednesday Storm Causes Damage

A storm Wednesday hit Southern Indiana leaving damage in its wake.

Flash floods caused rivers and creeks to swell.

Rushing water at Mount Pleasant Road

Residents in Mitchell and Orleans saw trees and powerlines down.

Tree down on State Road 37 in Orleans

Police Departments and volunteer fire departments were busy with reports of downed trees and power lines throughout the listening area.

Medora Road swept away.

In Medora, a chuck of County Road 150 South was swept away.

Jackson County Commissioner Drew Markel said a 15-foot section was swept away. Those who use the road to reach U.S. 50 will have to seek an alternate route.

Markel said he was unsure how long the roadway will be closed, but employees with the Jackson County Highway Department will begin work as soon as possible.

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