Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Cass, Fulton, La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke and White Counties.
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WHITE, ST. JOSEPH, PULASKI, FULTON, CASS, STARKE, MARSHALL AND LA PORTE COUNTIES.
At 312 AM EST/212 AM CST/, radar indicated a line of weakening but still strong thunderstorms located along a line extending from Beverly Shores to near Goodland. Movement was east at 70 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms along with brief heavy downpours. Small trees and limbs may be blown down. Isolated power outages are also possible.
Indiana and Michigan locations impacted include: South Bend, Michigan City, La Porte, Logansport, Niles, Benton Harbor, Plymouth, Rochester, Westville, Monticello, Buchanan, Knox, Georgetown, Winamac, Trail Creek, Gulivoire Park, Benton Heights, Fair Plain, Bridgman and Walkerton. This includes the following highways: INTERSTATE 196 between MILE MARKERs 0 and 7. INTERSTATE 65 between MILE MARKERs 185 and 198. INTERSTATE 80 IN INDIANA between MILE MARKERs 38 and 78. INTERSTATE 94 IN INDIANA between MILE MARKERs 33 and 45. INTERSTATE 94 IN MICHIGAN between MILE MARKERs 0 and 21, and between MILE MARKERs 24 and 42..