Wind Advisory in effect from 11am until 8pm tonight

 

National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for our area:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
357 AM EDT THU APR 18 2013

…STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON…

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* SOUTHERLY WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

IMPACTS…

* DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

* SCATTERED TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH…OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
403 AM EDT THU APR 18 2013

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO…NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE MOST LIKELY TIMEFRAME FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING WITH WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE POSSIBLE AS THE STORMS MOVE THROUGH. ISOLATED TORNADOES MAY ALSO OCCUR.

A FLOOD WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND SOUTH OF ROUTE 30 IN NORTHERN INDIANA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN FRIDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN ON TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SPOTTER REPORTS OF ANY FLOODING TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL ALSO BE APPRECIATED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES….

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