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Excessive Heat Watch

Areas Affected: Adams; Allen; Blackford; Cass; De Kalb; Elkhart; Fulton; Grant; Huntington; Jay; Kosciusko; La Porte; Lagrange; Marshall; Miami; Noble; Pulaski; St. Joseph; Starke; Steuben; Wabash; Wells; White; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued an Excessive Heat Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Saturday evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon to early evening temperatures from Thursday through Saturday in the 90s with heat indices from around 105 to 110 degrees. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned locations.

* Prolonged heat most dangerous for young children and elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.


Excessive Heat Watch

Areas Affected: Allen; Defiance; Fulton; Henry; Paulding; Putnam; Van Wert; Williams

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued an Excessive Heat Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Saturday evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon to early evening temperatures from Thursday through Saturday in the 90s with heat indices from around 105 to 110 degrees. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned locations.

* Prolonged heat most dangerous for young children and elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.


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 .Minor river flooding continues. The Flood Warning continues for The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville

* until further notice.

* At 8 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.0 feet and steady.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will remain near 6.0 feet for the next 12 hours.

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

* This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.5 feet which occurred on Jan 16 2005. &&

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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