Flood advisories in effect after night of heavy rainfall

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7:15 a.m. – A flash flood watch continues for parts of Northern Indiana including areas south of Hwy 24 in both Indiana and Ohio.  We are beginning to also see the first river flood warnings coming out this morning.  The rain chance will begin to wane after 10a today.

2:15 a.m. – An Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory remains in effect for Delaware, northern Hamilton, northern Madison, Randolph, Tipton and Howard Counties until 5:00 a.m.

NWS radar estimated up to 2.5″ of rain has fallen over parts of the county. This will cause minor flooding to occur especially along small streams and near low water crossings.

Kokomo Creek was flooding parts of Highland Park in Kokomo, according to the advisory, as well as minor flooding in Windfall, Ind.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Muncie, Alexandria, Elwood, Tipton and Winchester.

Motorists should not driver vehicles into areas where the water covers the roadway. Water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely.

1:50 a.m. – Power Outages:

  • Duke: 6,707 / Majority in Wabash and Huntington Counties
  • I&M: 2,733

1:00 a.m. – An Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory is in effect for Delaware, northern Hamilton, northern Madison, Randolph, and Tipton counties until 5 a.m.

Weather Service radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area. Radar estimated up to 1.5″ had fallen over parts of the arned area.

Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to occur, especially along small streams and near low water crossings.

12:50 a.m. – The National Weather Service dropped Hendricks, Marion, Fountain, Montgomery and Warren counties from the Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

The following counties remain under the Watch until 2 a.m.:

  • Boone, Clinton, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard, Madison, Tipton, Delaware, Henry, Randolph, Carroll, Tippecanoe.

12:45 a.m. – The following is a list of storm reports from the National Weather Service in Indianapolis.

  • 11:26 p.m., Carroll County, 1″ Hail reported near Delphi by Emergency Management
  • 11:04 p.m., Clinton County, Trees 6″ in diameter reported down along Highway 421 by a storm chaser

12:15 a.m. Thursday – The National Weather Service allowed the Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southern Carroll, Northeastern Clinton, Delaware, Northeastern Hamilton, Northern Henry, Howard, Madison, Northern Randolph, and Tipton Counties to expire.

11:30 p.m. – Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued for Southern Carroll, Northeastern Clinton, Delaware, Northeastern Hamilton, Northern Henry, Howard, Madison, Northern Randolph, and Tipton Counties until 12:15 a.m.

11:18 p.m. – A Tornado Warning has been issued for Adams, Blackford, Jay and Wells counties until midnight.

11:08 p.m. – The BAM Chase Team reports trees down across the roads in Rossville in Clinton County. That’s along highway 421.

110:4 p.m. – The National Weather Service reports winds of 70 to 80 mph and damage along a line from Wabash to Grissom AFB to Ft. Wayne.

11:01 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Adams, Blackford, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Wabash and Wells counties until midnight.

10:47 p.m. – Tornado warnings for Grant, Huntington, Wabash and Wells counties until 11:15 p.m.

10:37 p.m. – Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for Clinton and Howard counties until 11:30 p.m.

10:35 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Carroll, Clinton and Tippecanoe counties until 11 p.m.

10:24 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Allen, Huntington, Wabash and Whitley counties until 11:15 p.m.

10:19 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Carroll County until 11 p.m.

10:13 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Benton County until 11:15 p.m. Strong, damaging winds of up to 80 mph are expected. The county is also under a Flash Flood Warning until 4 a.m.

10:07 p.m. – A Tornado Warning is in effect for west central Cass County, southwest Pulaski County and northeastern White County, according to the National Weather Service. The warning will last until 10:30 p.m.

9:50 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of Cass, Fulton, Pulaski and White counties until 10:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says to expect strong winds and hail.

9:20 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Jasper and Newton counties to the northwest until 10:30 p.m.

8:28 p.m. – The National Weather Service has extended its Severe Thunderstorm Watch to include Indianapolis. The watch is in effect until 2 a.m.

Here are the counties added to the watch area:

BOONE
CLINTON
DELAWARE
FOUNTAIN
HAMILTON
HANCOCK
HENDRICKS
HENRY
MADISON
MARION
MONTGOMERY
RANDOLPH
TIPPECANOE
TIPTON
WARREN

5:04 p.m. – A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the following counties until 2 a.m. —

ADAMS
ALLEN
BENTON
BLACKFORD
CARROLL
CASS
DE KALB
ELKHART
FULTON
GRANT
HOWARD
HUNTINGTON
JASPER
JAY
KOSCIUSKO
LAGRANGE
LAKE
LA PORTE
MARSHALL
MIAMI
NEWTON
NOBLE
PORTER
PULASKI
ST. JOSEPH
STARKE
STEUBEN
WABASH
WELLS
WHITE
WHITLEY

(Previously)

WEATHER HEADLINES:

-HOT DAY AHEAD!

-SEVERE STORMS TONIGHT

-DAMAGING WINDS & HAIL

Hottest day of the year on the way with 90’s expected on breezy southwest winds…Heat indices should range between 93 to 98° at times, making for some uncomfortable conditions at times!

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Severe threat looks likely tonight into the overnight…greatest threat exist between 9:00pm through 3:00am with damaging winds, hail and torrential downpours!  Expect warnings and a watch box with cut-ins likely for the overnight!  Look for more updates throughot the day before storms initiate and advance southeasterly…Here is your extended forecast.

Today:  Hot and humid…turning breezy  High: 91

Tonight:  Severe storms likely with damaging winds and hail  Low: 70

Thursday:  Morning storms…some afternoon sun and cooler  High: 79

Friday:  Plenty of sunshine, nice  High:  78

Saturday:  Partly sunny with spotty storms/showers  High: 80

Sunday:  Scattered storms around, rather cloudy  High: 79

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