Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
855 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

INZ003-004-MIZ077-240130-
ST. JOSEPH-LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
855 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN ST.
JOSEPH...NORTHERN LA PORTE AND SOUTHWESTERN BERRIEN COUNTIES...

AT 854 PM EDT /754 PM CDT/...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILL TO
NEAR NEW BUFFALO TO NEAR TRAIL CREEK...AND MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT
20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...BUCHANAN...TRAIL CREEK...BRIDGMAN...NEW
BUFFALO...NEW CARLISLE...THREE OAKS...LONG BEACH...STEVENSVILLE...
POTTAWATTAMIE PARK...SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILL...SHOREWOOD-TOWER
HILLS-HARBERT...DAYTON...BARODA...GALIEN...MICHIANA SHORES...GRAND
BEACH...MICHIANA AND HUDSON LAKE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 80 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 47 AND 66.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 38 AND 45.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN MICHIGAN BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 24.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4171 8693 4181 8674 4186 8668 4192 8661
      4204 8654 4204 8650 4182 8638 4155 8657
TIME...MOT...LOC 0054Z 271DEG 12KT 4198 8686 4183 8669 4171 8682
$$

NG



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