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Heavy Tornado Damage in Southern Indiana; System Continues Path Across Region

Damage reports are beginning to come in from this afternoon’s outbreak of tornadoes in the region.The heaviest damage appears to be in southern Indiana, where an official says the town of Marysville, in Clark County is “completely gone.’ There is also destruction reported in the Clark County community of Henryville. In Kentucky, Trimble County authorities say a fire station near Bedford was destroyed by a tornado. WFPL has a reporter en route to southern Indiana and will have more details as soon as they are available.Tornado warnings were posted throughout the afternoon along the line of the storm.Much of the region is under a tornado watch until 9:00pm Eastern time.(Photo of tornado near Palmyra, IN by Miranda Veilleux-Gaboury, posted on Kevin Harned/WAVE Facebook page)

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

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