How to prepare for severe thunderstorms this week

INDIANAPOLIS — Central Indiana saw the first of potentially several severe thunderstorms for the week Monday. The Indiana Department of Public Works urges people to be prepared for more severe weather.

The National Weather Service says numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected Monday into the night. This may include isolated severe storms with damaging winds. More storms are possible through Wednesday evening, including the potential for damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes.

Having a plan is always important; before, during, and after a disaster.