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Published: 08/17/2018 @ 06:50 PM

Updated: 08/17/2018 @ 06:50 PM

 

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

Indiana Target Area: Fulton and Pulaski Counties.

 

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flood Advisory for, Southeastern Pulaski County and Southwestern Fulton County, until 800 PM EDT/700 PM CDT/.

*At 454 PM EDT/354 PM CDT/, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

*Some locations that will experience flooding include, Pulaski, Kewanna, Fulton, Grass Creek, Star City, Thornhope, Lawton and Marshtown.

 

Instructions: Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

 

 

Published: 08/02/2018 @ 06:54 PM
Updated: 08/02/2018 @ 06:54 PM

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

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

 

At 617 PM EDT/517 PM CDT/, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Marcellus Michigan to near Francesville Indiana. Movement was east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail are possible with these storms. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Locations impacted include: South Bend, Mishawaka, La Porte, Niles, Plymouth, Dowagiac, Bremen, Buchanan, Knox, Georgetown, Winamac, Granger, Gulivoire Park, Osceola, Walkerton, North Liberty, New Carlisle, Berrien Springs, Cassopolis, North Judson and Interstate 80 in Indiana between mile markers 54 and 86.

Published: 07/03/2018 @ 03:10 PM
Updated: 07/03/2018 @ 03:10 PM

Heat Advisory Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

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

 

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ WEDNESDAY.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER:
*Temperatures will reach into the upper 80s to low 90s Wednesday afternoon. Heat indices will range from 97 to 100 degrees through Wednesday afternoon.

IMPACTS:
*The heat will lead to hazardous conditions particularly for the elderly,those with preexisting health conditions and pets. Little in the way of beneficial cooling will occur overnight in homes without air conditioning.

*Keep in mind that heat indices are in areas with at least some shading. People in full sunshine could experience heat indices several degrees warmer.

 

Instructions: A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.

Published: 07/17/2018 @ 05:28 AM
Updated: 07/17/2018 @ 05:28 AM

Dense Fog Advisory Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Cass, Fulton, La Porte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke and White Counties.

 

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT /8 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING.

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM EDT /8 AM CDT/ this morning.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:
*Areas of fog with visibility reduced to one quarter of a mile or less at times.

IMPACTS:
*Rapid fluctuations of visibility across short distances will create hazardous travel conditions early this morning.
*Fog is expected to begin to dissipate after 8 AM EDT.

 

Instructions: A Dense Fog Advisory means visibility will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down... use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Published: 06/29/2018 @ 03:52 AM
Updated: 06/29/2018 @ 03:52 AM

Excessive Heat Warning 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.

 

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SUNDAY.

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued an Excessive Heat Warning...which is in effect from noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ today to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Sunday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:
*Long duration extreme heat event. Temperatures will peak into the lower to middle 90s today and Sunday, with middle to upper 90s on Saturday. Heat indices will reach near 105 today and Sunday, around 110 on Saturday.
*Humid with low temperatures in the middle 70s tonight and Saturday night.

IMPACTS:
*The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress and illness. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
*Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

 

Instructions: Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.