Watches, Warnings & Advisories



2 products issued by NWS for: Kouts IN

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
332 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

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010-011-019-211645-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
332 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024 /432 PM EDT Thu Jun 20 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms are expected this
afternoon. Severe weather is not expected, though the strongest
storms could produce gusty winds and torrential downpours.
Another hot and humid day is expected with peak heat indices
generally in the 95 to 100 degree range. However, cooler
temperatures are expected closer to the Lake Michigan shore.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Friday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk north of I-88.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk away from the lakeshore.
Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Level 1 of 5 Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
Sunday Morning...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk well southeast of I-55.
Tuesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Peak afternoon heat indices in the 95 to 100 degree range along
with intermittent thunderstorm chances will continue through
Saturday, although cooler conditions are expected near Lake
Michigan on Friday. A few storms could be strong to severe
northwest of Interstate 55 late Saturday afternoon and evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the east-northeast at 20-25 mph.

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Air Quality Alert

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Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-
Including the cities of Gary, Hammond, Merrillville, Portage,
Valparaiso, Chesterton, Roselawn, Kentland, Morocco, Rensselaer,
and DeMotte
1150 AM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

An Air Quality Action Day has been forecast for Northwest Indiana
for elevated ozone levels and is IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FRIDAY
NIGHT.

Ozone Levels are expected to be at unhealthy levels for sensitive
groups. For additional information...please visit the IDEM SMOG
Watch web site at www.SmogWatch.IN.gov or the EPA AIRNOW web site at
www.airnow.gov and click on Indiana.

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