Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1112 AM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

INZ003>005-012-014-MIZ077-078-051545-
STARKE-MARSHALL-ST. JOSEPH-LA PORTE-ELKHART-BERRIEN-CASS-
1112 AM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN STARKE...
NORTHWESTERN ELKHART...NORTHWESTERN MARSHALL...LA PORTE...ST.
JOSEPH...CASS AND SOUTHERN BERRIEN COUNTIES...

AT 1110 AM EDT /1010 AM CDT/...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS
CENTERED NEAR SOUTH BEND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH. SCATTERED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND
MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTH BEND...ELKHART...MISHAWAKA...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...
NILES...DOWAGIAC...BREMEN...BUCHANAN...GEORGETOWN...TRAIL CREEK...
GRANGER...SIMONTON LAKE...GULIVOIRE PARK...OSCEOLA...BRIDGMAN...
WALKERTON...NORTH LIBERTY...NEW BUFFALO AND NEW CARLISLE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 80 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 93.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN INDIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 37 AND 45.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN MICHIGAN BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 15.



&&

LAT...LON 4175 8685 4184 8669 4194 8656 4202 8622
      4206 8576 4147 8608 4135 8647 4134 8692
TIME...MOT...LOC 1510Z 297DEG 68KT 4172 8630
$$

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