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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued by NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, De Kalb, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley Counties.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 228 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash, and Whitley Counties.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 1:45 PM EDT..

AT 1252 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WARSAW TO AKRON TO 7 MILES NORTH OF MEXICO AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD: QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE: RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT: HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING AND TREES.

***LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE***
WINONA LAKE, NORTH MANCHESTER, TRI-LAKES, COLUMBIA CITY, PIERCETON, SOUTH WHITLEY, GILEAD, CLAYPOOL, DISKO, SILVER LAKE, PACKERTON, WOOSTER, SIDNEY, LAKETON, IJAMSVILLE, LIBERTY MILLS, COLLAMER, LARWILL, LORANE AND TUNKER.

Instructions: FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING KILLS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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

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

****GUSTY WINDS THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON****

STRONG WINDS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON. A FEW GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND COULD CAUSE SMALL BRANCHES TO BE BLOWN DOWN. ANY UNSECURED OBJECTS WILL ALSO BE BLOWN AROUND. THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE MID AND LATE AFTERNOON.

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

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

***SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING WITH GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON***

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHEAST INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. THE STRONGER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH, SMALL HAIL, AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS. AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS AS THE MAIN THREAT. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE SHELTER.

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

Indiana Target Area: Kosciusko and Whitley Counties.

AT 612 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NEAR WINONA LAKE MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. PEA SIZE HAIL, WINDS UP TO 50 MPH, OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE ALL POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE: COLUMBIA CITY, TRI-LAKES, LARWILL, LORANE, GOOSE LAKE, PEABODY, COLLINS, COESSE AND BLUE LAKE.

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL BRANCHES TO BE BLOWN DOWN AND LOOSE OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS TREES. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.