Tornado Warning issued for Benton, Jasper counties in NW Indiana until 6:45 p.m.

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Tornado Warning for Northeastern Benton County in northwestern Indiana, and South central Jasper County in northwestern Indiana until 6:45 p.m. CDT.

At 6:13 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Barce, moving northeast at 20 mph, and radar has indicated rotation in the system.

The NWS warns 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 Remington around 6:35 p.m., including Indiana I-65 between mile markers 200 and 201.

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