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County Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Last updated on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

(UNDATED) - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. for the following areas.

The watch includes 11 counties:

Bartholomew, Decatur, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, Monroe, Jennings, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin and includes the cities of Bedford, Bloomington, Columbus, Seymour and Vincennes.

A tornado warning was issued for Monroe County, and severe thunderstorm warnings and watches were issued for surrounding areas.

The storms pushed to the south and east as a cold front moved through the Midwest.

Strong winds took trees down in Greene County, where gusts reached 60 mph.

In Monroe County, spotters reported golf-ball-sized hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph. There were also reports of trees down and roads flooded in Monroe County.

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