Tornado-Warned Storm Wreaks Havoc in Arlington, Indiana

A tornado-warned storm left a trail of destruction in parts of Rush County, Indiana, on the afternoon of June 8.

This footage, filmed by Mitchell Giere, shows small funnel clouds looming over Arlington, as heavy rain and wind batter the city.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for a thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado on Wednesday afternoon.

According to local news reports the storm caused damage to trees in Arlington and to the roof of the Posey Township volunteer fire department. Credit: Mitchell Giere via Storyful

Video transcript

[WIND BLOWING AND RADIO FAINTLY PLAYING]

- What's the [INAUDIBLE]?

MITCHELL GIERE: It's trying to touch down. It's hovering right over.

- You sure it's not a dust tornado?

MITCHELL GIERE: No, I just watched it dip down and come back up.

[MUSIC PLAYING ON RADIO]

It's trying to come down right now. It's literally trying to touch.

- Oh, [MUTED].

MITCHELL GIERE: See it right now? It's touching. It's hitting the ground.

It's trying to touch down. It's hovering right over.

- You sure it's not a dust tornado?

MITCHELL GIERE: No, I just watched it dip down and come back up. It's trying to come down right now. It's literally trying to touch.

- Oh, [MUTED].

MITCHELL GIERE: See it right now? It's touching. It's hitting the ground.

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