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Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Blackford; Grant; Jay

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Heat Advisory...which is in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon heat indices will peak near 100 degrees today. IMPACTS...

* Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any strenuous outdoor activity.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Kosciusko; Wabash; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... North central Wabash County in north central Indiana... West central Whitley County in northeastern Indiana... Southeastern Kosciusko County in north central Indiana...

* Until 545 PM EDT.

* At 503 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over North Manchester, moving northeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... North Manchester, South Whitley, Sidney, Liberty Mills, Collamer and Packerton. HAIL...0.75IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Noble

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers... North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County .The river remains near minor flood stage at this time. The Flood Warning continues for The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville

* until further notice.

* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 5.9 feet and steady.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise to near flood stage around 2 PM Sunday July 21.

* At 6.0 feet...Water approaches some houses around Skinner Lake, especially along State Road 8. &&

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further statements and updated forecasts. Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes. All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


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