Published: 08/02/2018 @ 06:54 PM
Updated: 08/02/2018 @ 06:54 PM
Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Fulton, La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph and Starke Counties.
At 617 PM EDT/517 PM CDT/, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Marcellus Michigan to near Francesville Indiana. Movement was east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail are possible with these storms. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.
Locations impacted include: South Bend, Mishawaka, La Porte, Niles, Plymouth, Dowagiac, Bremen, Buchanan, Knox, Georgetown, Winamac, Granger, Gulivoire Park, Osceola, Walkerton, North Liberty, New Carlisle, Berrien Springs, Cassopolis, North Judson and Interstate 80 in Indiana between mile markers 54 and 86.