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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.


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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