Tornado strikes Plainfield Tuesday afternoon

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Weather Service says a tornado struck Tuesday afternoon just southwest of Indianapolis.

The Hendricks County Emergency Management Agency reported that at least three homes sustained extensive damage.

The storm then headed into Indianapolis.  

City Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says emergency officials have received reports of damage to houses and  trees with power lines down on the southwest side of the city.

The storm then headed to the north side of Indianapolis.


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