WLFI Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Pulaski

INZ013>016-020-022-023-250245-
MARSHALL-WHITE-KOSCIUSKO-CASS-FULTON-MIAMI-PULASKI-
1011 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
MIAMI... FULTON...PULASKI...NORTHEASTERN WHITE...SOUTHEASTERN
MARSHALL... SOUTHWESTERN KOSCIUSKO AND NORTHERN CASS COUNTIES...

AT 1009 PM EDT /909 PM CDT/...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW
WINDS EXTENDED FROM NEAR BOURBON TO ARGOS TO 6 MILES EAST OF WINAMAC
TO NEAR FRANCESVILLE...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM
OUTFLOW.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PLYMOUTH...ROCHESTER...MONTICELLO...WINAMAC...BOURBON...MONON...
ARGOS...CULVER...AKRON...MENTONE...FRANCESVILLE...ROYAL CENTER...
PULASKI...WALNUT...TIPPECANOE...KEWANNA...ETNA GREEN...CLAYPOOL...
BURNETTSVILLE AND FULTON.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4092 8693 4099 8693 4114 8655 4117 8651
4117 8647 4120 8647 4128 8636 4144 8624
4117 8582 4104 8590 4104 8595 4099 8595
4082 8617 4074 8664 4073 8675 4089 8699
4091 8699
TIME...MOT...LOC 0209Z 304DEG 27KT 4133 8618 4124 8623 4107 8647 4093
8686
$$

Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Benton
  • Jasper
  • Newton

IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-JASPER IN-BENTON IN-NEWTON IN-
907 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
FOR...
IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 200 AM CDT/300 AM EDT/

* AT 904 PM CDT/1004 PM EDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY
AREA. THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY TRAIN ACROSS THE FAIRBURY...
CRESCENT CITY...WATSEKA AND KENTLAND AREAS THROUGH 11 PM CDT. ONE
TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE HEAVIEST STORMS.
THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING...AND OVERFLOWING
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
RENSSELAER...WATSEKA...PAXTON...GIBSON CITY...FOWLER...KENTLAND...
OTTERBEIN...MOROCCO...PIPER CITY...STOCKLAND...HANGING GROVE...BEAVER
CITY...PERCY JUNCTION...PERKINS...CLAYTONVILLE...ATKINSON...FORESMAN...
WADENA...FREELAND PARK AND MCCOYSBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 4061 8846 4061 8823 4092 8824 4106 8693
4091 8693 4091 8699 4084 8699 4084 8710
4048 8709 4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846

$$

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Benton
  • Jasper
  • Newton

ILZ023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-250300-
LIVINGSTON IL-IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-KANKAKEE IL-NEWTON IN-BENTON IN-
JASPER IN-LAKE IN-PORTER IN-
905 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR IROQUOIS...FORD...SOUTHEASTERN
LIVINGSTON...SOUTHEASTERN KANKAKEE...JASPER...SOUTHERN PORTER...
SOUTHERN LAKE...BENTON AND NEWTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM CDT/1100 PM
EDT/...

AT 905 PM CDT/1005 PM EDT/...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LOWELL TO CONRAD TO
NEAR MILFORD TO NEAR GIBSON...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LOWELL... RENSSELAER... WATSEKA...
PAXTON... DE MOTTE... FAIRBURY...
HEBRON... GIBSON CITY... FOWLER...
KENTLAND... OTTERBEIN... MOROCCO...
PIPER CITY... STOCKLAND... HANGING GROVE...
BEAVER CITY... PERCY JUNCTION... PERKINS...
GIFFORD... PEMBROKE...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 258 AND 285.
INDIANA I-65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 200 AND 244.

THIS INCLUDES... US 41 DRAGWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4062 8846 4062 8857 4073 8858 4079 8798
4119 8762 4136 8740 4131 8693 4091 8693
4091 8699 4084 8699 4084 8710 4048 8709
4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846
TIME...MOT...LOC 0205Z 326DEG 40KT 4127 8739 4109 8746 4066 8772 4043
8844

$$

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