Published: 04/30/2019 @ 04:04 PM Updated: 04/30/2019 @ 04:04 PM
Flash Flood Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Elkhart, Fulton, La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke and White Counties.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan, including the following areas, in northern Indiana, Elkhart, Fulton IN, La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph IN, Starke, and White. In southwest Michigan, Berrien and Cass MI. From 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ this evening through Wednesday morning.
*A warm front lifting into the area will provide a focus for showers and thunderstorms tonight into Wednesday morning. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rain tonight into early Wednesday with localized amounts in excess of 2 inches. This heavy rainfall combined with saturated soils from recent rainfall will produce a potential of flooding and flash flooding tonight through Wednesday morning.
Instructions: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.