Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

INZ008-009-017-018-025-OHZ001-002-004-015-232030-
NOBLE-HUNTINGTON-ALLEN-WHITLEY-DE
KALB-FULTON-DEFIANCE-WILLIAMS-PAULDING-
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT DE KALB...NORTHERN
HUNTINGTON...EASTERN WHITLEY...ALLEN...SOUTHEASTERN NOBLE...
NORTHWESTERN PAULDING...SOUTHERN WILLIAMS...SOUTHWESTERN FULTON AND
DEFIANCE COUNTIES...

AT 405 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WATERLOO TO NEAR COLUMBIA CITY TO 7 MILES EAST OF
NORTH MANCHESTER...AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING. SMALL HAIL IS ALSO
POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...AUBURN...KENDALLVILLE...COLUMBIA CITY...
BRYAN...GARRETT...ARCHBOLD...HICKSVILLE...BUTLER...HUNTERTOWN...
PAULDING...AVILLA...WATERLOO...EDGERTON...CHURUBUSCO...ANTWERP...
HAMILTON...WOODBURN AND STRYKER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 469 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 30.
 INTERSTATE 69 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 295 AND 340.

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

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR A LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4148 8425 4148 8434 4143 8434 4143 8430
      4114 8459 4092 8497 4096 8564 4100 8564
      4153 8516 4155 8418
TIME...MOT...LOC 2005Z 271DEG 39KT 4149 8511 4116 8541 4097 8565
$$

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