Serving Fulton, Cass, Pulaski, Marshall, Miami, Wabash, and Kosciusko Counties in Indiana!

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)


Indiana Target Area: La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.

 

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN PULASKI, STARKE, WEST CENTRAL MARSHALL AND SOUTHERN LA PORTE COUNTIES.

At 656 PM EDT/556 PM CDT/, a strong thunderstorm was located over North Judson, or 8 miles west of Knox, moving northeast at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include: Knox, North Judson, La Crosse, Hanna, Winona, Donaldson, and Grovertown.

Red Flag Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Allen, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, White and Whitley Counties.

 

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ TUESDAY.

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Tuesday for strong winds...low relative humidity and dry fine fuels.

*WIND...Southwest 15 to 25 with gusts to 30 mph Tuesday.

*TEMPERATURES...Lower 80s.

*HUMIDITY...20 to 30 percent.

*IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

 

Instructions: Outdoor burning is not recommended. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly.  A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)


Indiana Target Area: Allen, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben and Whitley Counties.

 

Strong Winds Expected Through Tonight.

East winds will strengthen to 25 to 30 mph late this afternoon into this evening, with some gusts up to 40 mph possible. The strongest winds are expected from late this afternoon through the early overnight hours. Unsecured objects may be blown around. Motorists of high profile vehicles may experience some difficulty tonight due to the strong winds, especially on north to south oriented roads.

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)


Indiana Target Area: Allen, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, White and Whitley Counties.

 

Areas of Frost Overnight

Under clear skies and light winds, temperatures will fall into the lower to middle 30s by daybreak Thursday. Areas of frost will likely form, especially in low lying and rural areas. Take precautions now to protect any frost sensitive plants.

Flood Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)


Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.

 

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flood Watch for the Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.

Widespread heavy rainfall last night of 0.75 to 1.25 inches was causing rises on many rivers and was bringing the potential for river flooding. Additional rainfall today through Sunday of 1.00 to 2.50 inches is likely to cause river flooding on several rivers. Therefore, river flood watches have been issued.

*From Monday morning until further notice.

*At 9 AM Saturday the stage was 9.0 feet and steady.

*Flooding is possible.

*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

*Forecast...If current precipitation forecasts hold...The river may rise to near 12.6 feet Tuesday afternoon.

Instructions: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. More information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes.