Home > News > Daily Local News > Heavy Storms Batter Area; Monroe County Ready

Heavy Storms Batter Area; Monroe County Ready

Play

Fierce storms battered southern Monroe and northern Lawrence counties yesterday afternoon before becoming tornadoes in central Indiana.

The Lawrence County Sheriff warned residents of a gas leak along Gas Line Rd. through its Facebook page. The sheriff set up a temporary command center at Springville Elementary School and directed displaced residents there.

Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain said things were calmer here — but, as he tells WFHB News Director Wes Martin, personnel and resources were ready.

Check Also

Daily Local News – January 18, 2018

Indianapolis is among 20 cities being considered for Amazon’s second corporate headquarters; Bloomington is looking for …