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

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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO.

**THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING**

*SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AS AN UNUSUALLY MOIST AIRMASS COMBINES WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE. RAINFALL TOTALS IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH RANGE ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

*ALTHOUGH ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN EXCESSIVELY DRY THIS MONTH, RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WILL BRING A THREAT OF FLOODING. ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS INCLUDING FORT WAYNE AND MARION, AS THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

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.

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

Indiana Target Area: Allen, Blackford, Cass, Grant, Huntington, Miami, Wabash, and Wells Counties.

AT 1:37 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MEXICO TO SWAYZEE TO 39 MILES SOUTH OF FAIRMOUNT, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. ANY OF THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH, FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS THAT MAY LEAD TO SOME PONDING ON ROADWAYS.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE: WABASH, MARION, FAIRMOUNT, GAS CITY, UPLAND, AND HUNTINGTON.

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS TREES. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

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.

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.

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.