Tornado Watch, Severe Thunderstorm Watches, Flash Flood Watches, Flood Warning

July 27th, 2014 at 1:48 pm by under Weather
Our entire viewing area is in a slight risk for severe thunderstorms today. Hazards include damaging winds, heavy rain, flooding in some areas, lightning, 
large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Brickyard 400 may be interrupted here and there as thunderstorms pop up throughout the day. VIPIR radar is showing
our viewing area to be mostly clear at the moment except a few light showers north of Muncie Indiana. High temps are in the mid 80s. We'll keep you updated here 
at WISH.

TORNADO WATCH 447 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DEARBORN             FAYETTE             FRANKLIN
OHIO                 RIPLEY              SWITZERLAND
UNION                WAYNE

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 446 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
NDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

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

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF INDIANA AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN INDIANA...DEARBORN...FAYETTE IN...
  FRANKLIN IN.

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BARTHOLOMEW...
NORTHEASTERN JACKSON AND JENNINGS COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...
AT 1215 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS
FALLEN THIS MORNING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO
ANY RAINFALL THAT WAS RECEIVED WITH STORMS LAST NIGHT.
RAINFALL HAS CURRENTLY ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.
RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...SEYMOUR...
BROWNSTOWN...NORTH VERNON AND VERNON.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

There is a tornado watch in effect for central Kentucky, east Tennessee, and southwest Virginia until 8 pm. These areas are in a slight risk for severe weather today 
also- just to give a perspective.

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