NWS: Strong thunderstorms this evening

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
453 PM EDT THU MAY 30 2013

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING…

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN…MOVING NORTH NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL…WINDS UP TO 50 MPH…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AN ISOLATED AND BRIEF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND ONE INCH HAIL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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 A STORM HAS PASSED.

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