Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight Friday night (6/25); flash flood watch in effect for Cass County, Indiana through Sunday morning (6/27)

Last Updated on June 25, 2021 by Cass County Online

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Cass County through midnight tonight (6/25).

More info HERE.


…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING (6/27)…

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

  • portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan, including the following areas, in northern Indiana, Cass IN, Elkhart, Fulton IN, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Pulaski, St. Joseph IN, Starke, and White. In southwest Michigan, Berrien, Cass MI, and St. Joseph MI.
  • Through Sunday morning
  • Heavy rain in excess of 2 inches has already fallen over portions of the watch area. Another round of heavy rain is expected tonight with an additional 1 to 2 inches. Locally
    higher amounts are possible.
  • Areal flooding is also possible. People living in flood prone locations, such as near creeks, low spots, and poor drainage areas may be impacted.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


EXPIRED:

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
943 PM EDT Fri Jun 25 2021

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Southeastern Cass County in north central Indiana…

* Until 1015 PM EDT.

* At 942 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Walton, or 7 miles west of Grissom Afb, moving
northeast at 15 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Walton around 955 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If in a mobile home, a
vehicle or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.


Expired:

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning for Southeastern Cass County
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
917 PM EDT Fri Jun 25 2021

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for…
    Southeastern Cass County in north central Indiana…
  • Until 945 PM EDT.
  • At 916 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 10 miles southwest of Walton, or 14 miles south of Logansport, moving northeast at 20 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

  • Locations impacted include…
    Walton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If in a mobile home, a vehicle or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris