The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Central Porter County in northwestern Indiana... Eastern Lake County in northwestern Indiana... * Until 745 PM CDT. * At 539 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing very heavy rain across much of the advisory area. Over one inch of rain has fallen within the past hour over portions of the advisory area. Runoff from this heavy rain will cause flooding in the advisory area. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Western portions of Gary, Portage, Merrillville, Valparaiso, Hobart, Crown Point, Lake Station, Hebron, Boone Grove, South Haven, Lakes Of The Four Seasons, Lincoln Hills, Malden, Wheeler, Winfield, New Chicago, Kouts and Valparaiso Airport. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, country roads, farmland, as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.