NWS: Strong thunderstorms heading toward western Allen County

 

National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement saying a line of strong thunderstorms will be affecting eastern Whitley and western Allen Counties shortly.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
659 PM EDT MON AUG 17 2015

INZ017-018-172330-
ALLEN-WHITLEY-
659 PM EDT MON AUG 17 2015

A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN WHITLEY AND WESTERN ALLEN COUNTIES

AT 659 PM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR COLUMBIA CITY TO NEAR FORT WAYNE…AND MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
FORT WAYNE…NEW HAVEN…COLUMBIA CITY…HUNTERTOWN…CHURUBUSCO…
GRABILL…ABOITE…LEO-CEDARVILLE…MIDDLETOWN…LAUD…RABER…LAKE
EVERETT…WASHINGTON CENTER…CUBA…BLUE LAKE…DUNFEE…ROLLING
HILLS…WALLEN…COLLINS AND PEABODY.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

INTERSTATE 469 NEAR MILE MARKER 6…AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 9 AND 30.

INTERSTATE 69 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 299 AND 319.

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 THESE STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT…LON 4105 8552 4126 8545 4122 8492 4092 8502
TIME…MOT…LOC 2259Z 193DEG 32KT 4112 8540 4101 8514
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NWS

 

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