Tornado Warning cancelled for northeastern Lake and Porter Counties in Northwest Indiana

Tornado funnel clouds

Update 5:35PM CDT...
...THE TORNADO WARNING FOR LAKE 
AND PORTER COUNTIES IS CANCELLED...

The storm which prompted the warning
has moved out of the area.
Therefore, the warning has been cancelled.
However gusty winds are
still possible behind this thunderstorm.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for northwestern
Indiana.
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Update 5:25PM CDT..
..A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
 UNTIL 545 PM CDT FOR PORTER
AND NORTHEASTERN LAKE COUNTIES...

At 519 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm 
capable of producing a tornado was 
located over Valparaiso, moving east 
at 25 mph. Spotters recently reported
rapid rotation just north of Route 30 near
Valparaiso. Another thunderstorm near Gary, 
moving northeast at 25 mph has shown signs
of increasing low level rotation.



HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

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...
  Kvpz around 525 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Dune
Acres.
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Update 5:15PM CDT..
...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT 
UNTIL 545 PM CDT FOR PORTER
AND NORTHEASTERN LAKE COUNTIES...

At 509 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm 
capable of producing a tornado was located
over Lincoln Hills, moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

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...
  Valparaiso and Chesterton around 515 PM CDT.
  Kvpz around 525 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Dune
Acres.
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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Porter County in northwestern Indiana... Northeastern Lake County in northwestern Indiana... * Until 545 PM CDT. * At 452 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Merrillville, moving east at 25 mph. This storm produced a tornado earlier near Dyer. Another thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is located 3 miles north of Valparaiso and moving to the northeast at 30 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... Lake Station, Lakes Of The Four Seasons and New Chicago around 455 PM CDT. Hobart and Wheeler around 505 PM CDT. Ogden Dunes around 510 PM CDT. Portage, Burns Harbor, South Haven and Lincoln Hills around 515 PM CDT. Valparaiso and Chesterton around 520 PM CDT. Porter and Kvpz around 525 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Dune Acres. This includes... Indiana University Northwest, Valparaiso University, Indiana Dunes State Park, and Porter County Fairgrounds. Including the following interstates... Indiana I-80 between mile markers 10 and 16. Indiana I-90 between mile markers 17 and 37. Indiana I-94 between mile markers 16 and 32. Indiana I-65 between mile markers 250 and 261.
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