Porter County, IN
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Flash Flood Warning
INC089-127-292230-
/O.CON.KLOT.FF.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160729T2230Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PORTER IN-LAKE IN-
322 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT FOR
CENTRAL PORTER AND EAST CENTRAL LAKE COUNTIES...

AT 321 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF
RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN NEAR VALPARAISO. FLASH FLOODING IS
EXPECTED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PORTAGE...MERRILLVILLE...VALPARAISO...HOBART...CROWN POINT...
CHESTERTON...WHEELER...SOUTH HAVEN...LINCOLN HILLS...
LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS AND WINFIELD.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
INDIANA I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 26 AND 37.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4139 8730 4152 8730 4164 8693 4150 8693

$$

Special Weather Statement
ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
292200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...ELGIN...WHEATON...
CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...
PONTIAC...WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER...FOWLER
122 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016 /222 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016/

...FUNNEL CLOUDS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
ISOLATED FUNNEL CLOUDS...ASSOCIATED WITH THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
OVER PARTS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA. THESE
FUNNEL CLOUDS NORMALLY PROTRUDE A FEW HUNDRED FEET DOWNWARD FROM
THE PARENT CLOUD...ROTATE OR SPIN LIKE A TOP...AND LAST A FEW
MINUTES BEFORE DISSIPATING.

THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS RARELY TOUCH THE GROUND AND TYPICALLY DO NOT
POSE ANY SORT OF HAZARD. THE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS THESE FUNNELS
ARE DEVELOPING IN DO NOT SUPPORT STRONG OR DAMAGING TORNADOES.
HOWEVER...ON EXTREMELY RARE OCCASSIONS THESE FUNNELS CAN BRIEFLY
TOUCH THE GROUND AND PRODUCE MINIMAL IF ANY DAMAGE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE
SITUATION. PLEASE FORWARD REPORTS OF FUNNEL SIGHTINGS TO THE
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY FOR RELAY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

$$

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