Published: 7/12/2020 @ 12:49 AM – Updated: 7/12/2020 @ 12:49 AM
Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Cass, Pulaski, and White Counties.
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WHITE, PULASKI AND WESTERN CASS COUNTIES.
At 1215 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Thayer to near Templeton. Movement was east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with these storms. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Locations impacted include: Logansport, Monticello, Winamac, Monon, Brookston, Wolcott, Francesville, Royal Center, Medaryville, Pulaski, Ripley, Reynolds, Chalmers, Burnettsville, Monterey, Clymers, Beardstown, Smithson, Leases Corner and Denham. This includes Interstate 65 between mile markers 185 and 198.
Instructions: Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.