Ten tornadoes confirmed in Indiana

May 27, 2011

The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least 10 tornadoes touched down in Indiana during a wave of severe storms that injured at least 34 people earlier this week. The most powerful tornadoes Wednesday included one in Dubois about 75 miles west of Louisville, one in a rural area east of Bedford about 25 miles south of Bloomington and one in Newton County in northwest Indiana. Seven other tornados touched down, including another one in Newton County, another in Dubois County, one near Bloomington, two in Jasper County, one in Pulaski County and one in Lawrence County. Other possible tornadoes hit Gibson, Vanderburgh and Pike counties in southwest Indiana.