The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Lake County in northwestern Indiana...

* Until 300 PM CDT.

* At 147 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from Oak Forest to University Park to Peotone, moving
  east at 25 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Hammond, Gary, Merrillville, East Chicago, Schererville, Hobart,
  Crown Point, Highland, Munster, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Griffith, Dyer,
  St. John, Lake Station, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Whiting,
  Winfield, New Chicago and Lake Dalecarlia.

Including the following interstates...
 Indiana I-80 between mile markers 1 and 15.
 Indiana I-90 between mile markers 3 and 20.
 Indiana I-65 between mile markers 242 and 261.

This includes...  Indiana University Northwest, Purdue University
Northwest Hammond, Illiana Motor Speedway, Lake County Fairgrounds,
and South Shore Rail Cats Baseball.