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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1043 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-261445-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-
Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-
Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
1043 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017 /943 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Michigan...northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Lingering flooding is expected today into tonight from Fort Wayne to
Van Wert where heavy rains recently fell.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

There is a chance for thunderstorms from time to time from Friday
afternoon through Saturday night. Severe storms are not expected at
this time, although locally heavy rainfall is possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1013 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-252215-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-170526T0300Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
1013 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 /913 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVES...WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HIGH WAVES APPROACHING
  SHORE AT A 60 TO 90 DEGREE ANGLE COMBINED WITH WAVE PERIODS OF 5
  TO 6 SECONDS WILL LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS. ADDITIONALLY, STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED
  NEAR PIERS AND BREAKWALLS. WATER TEMPERATURES ARE ONLY IN THE
  50S...WHICH CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES
  SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.
PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM THE SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

&&

$$



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