NWS: Strong thunderstorms moving into our area

 

National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for our area:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1020 AM EDT MON JUL 13 2015

INZ009-017-018-025>027-OHZ004-005-015-016-024-131500-
HUNTINGTON-ALLEN-ADAMS-WHITLEY-DE KALB-WELLS-PUTNAM-VAN
WERT-HENRY-DEFIANCE-PAULDING-
1020 AM EDT MON JUL 13 2015

…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN DE KALB…NORTHEASTERN WELLS…NORTHERN HUNTINGTON…SOUTHEASTERN WHITLEY…NORTHERN ADAMS…ALLEN…PAULDING…VAN WERT…PUTNAM…SOUTHEASTERN
HENRY AND DEFIANCE COUNTIES…

AT 1019 AM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HICKSVILLE TO 7 MILES NORTH OF HUNTINGTON…AND MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR…
DEFIANCE AND OSSIAN AROUND 1035 AM EDT.
DECATUR…MONROEVILLE AND HOLGATE AROUND 1045 AM EDT.
DESHLER AND CONVOY AROUND 1050 AM EDT.
VAN WERT AROUND 1055 AM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE ABOITE…PETERSON…MARK CENTER…DULL…DUNFEE…GOBLESVILLE…CLOVERDALE…WISTERMAN…GROVER HILL AND MELROSE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 469 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 30.
INTERSTATE 69 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 289 AND 317.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT…LON 4073 8463 4073 8480 4070 8481 4095 8563
4139 8471 4131 8388 4107 8388
TIME…MOT…LOC 1419Z 277DEG 68KT 4135 8473 4099 8549
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JBALL

 

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