Heavy rainfall bringing flooding to northwest Lake County, Indiana- Munster, Calumet City and Lynwood areas hard-hit

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
418 PM CDT THU JUL 5 2018

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 416 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN PRODUCED UP TO 2 
  AND A HALF INCHES IN A 1 TO 2 HOUR PERIOD. THIS HAS LEAD TO 
  FLOODING IN AND AROUND THE MUNSTER AREA. SEVERAL INTERSECTIONS 
  WERE REPORTED FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE IN MUNSTER. 

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HAMMOND, GARY, SCHERERVILLE, HIGHLAND, MUNSTER, GRIFFITH, LYNWOOD
  AND DYER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.