National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from November 11, 11:00 PM EST until November 12, 10:00 PM EST:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1028 PM EST WED NOV 11 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-
005-015-016-024-025-121130-
/O.EXT.KIWX.HW.W.0001.151112T0400Z-151113T0300Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-
STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-
WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-
JAY-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-
FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MICHIGAN CITY…LA PORTE…SOUTH BEND…
MISHAWAKA…NEW CARLISLE…WALKERTON…ELKHART…GOSHEN…
NAPPANEE…LAGRANGE…TOPEKA…SHIPSHEWANA…ANGOLA…FREMONT…
KENDALLVILLE…LIGONIER…ALBION…AUBURN…GARRETT…KNOX…
NORTH JUDSON…BASS LAKE…WINAMAC…FRANCESVILLE…MEDARYVILLE…
PLYMOUTH…BREMEN…CULVER…ROCHESTER…AKRON…WARSAW…
WINONA LAKE…SYRACUSE…MENTONE…COLUMBIA CITY…TRI-LAKES…
SOUTH WHITLEY…FORT WAYNE…NEW HAVEN…MONTICELLO…BROOKSTON…
MONON…LOGANSPORT…ROYAL CENTER…PERU…GRISSOM AFB…MEXICO…
WABASH…NORTH MANCHESTER…HUNTINGTON…ROANOKE…BLUFFTON…
OSSIAN…DECATUR…BERNE…MARION…GAS CITY…UPLAND…
HARTFORD CITY…MONTPELIER…PORTLAND…DUNKIRK…NILES…
BENTON HARBOR…ST. JOSEPH…BUCHANAN…DOWAGIAC…CASSOPOLIS…
MARCELLUS…STURGIS…THREE RIVERS…WHITE PIGEON…MENDON…
COLDWATER…BRONSON…HILLSDALE…LITCHFIELD…JONESVILLE…
BRYAN…WAUSEON…ARCHBOLD…FAYETTE…SWANTON…DEFIANCE…
SHERWOOD…HICKSVILLE…NAPOLEON…DESHLER…LIBERTY CENTER…
PAULDING…ANTWERP…MELROSE…OTTAWA…PANDORA…KALIDA…
FORT JENNINGS…VAN WERT…DELPHOS…OHIO CITY…LIMA…
SPENCERVILLE
1028 PM EST WED NOV 11 2015 /928 PM CST WED NOV 11 2015/

…HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THURSDAY…

THE HIGH WIND WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THURSDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* TIMING…SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT OVERNIGHT…AND SWITCH TO THE WEST EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. INTENSE WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE ABATING SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS…25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH TONIGHT. SCATTERED WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WINDS WILL THEN INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 55-60 MPH DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

IMPACTS…

* WIND SPEEDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON NORTH SOUTH ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION…TREE AND POWERLINE DAMAGE IS LIKELY…ESPECIALLY THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

 

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