Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
648 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

INZ003-004-012-014-MIZ077-271130-
STARKE-MARSHALL-ST. JOSEPH-LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
648 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

AT 646 AM EDT/546 AM CDT/...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTH OF OGDEN DUNES TO
NEAR DUNNS BRIDGE. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A
SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

WINDS UP TO 30 MPH ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...WESTVILLE...KNOX...TRAIL CREEK...
BRIDGMAN...WALKERTON...NORTH LIBERTY...NEW BUFFALO...NEW CARLISLE...
NORTH JUDSON...THREE OAKS...KINGSFORD HEIGHTS...LONG BEACH...
WANATAH...HAMLET...LA CROSSE...POTTAWATTAMIE PARK...
KOONTZ LAKE AND SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILL.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 80 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 38 AND 64.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 33 AND 45.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN MICHIGAN BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 15.


LAT...LON 4194 8670 4205 8663 4147 8634 4117 8682
      4117 8693 4171 8693 4173 8691 4178 8695
TIME...MOT...LOC 1046Z 223DEG 30KT 4175 8715 4123 8689

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NWS



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