Flood warnings continue throughout the local area, and some rivers could reach record levels in the coming days. In Plymouth, the Yellow River has risen above 17 feet, surpassing a record set in 1954, according to the National Weather Service.
Potentially hazardous travel conditions are expected Tuesday morning. The Starke County Emergency Management Agency has issued a travel watch. That means driving should be limited to essential or emergency trips.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the counties of Pulaski, Starke and Marshall. It will be in effect until 1 p.m. ET/ noon CT.
Officials are anticipating mixed precipitation of sleet, freezing rain and snow to transition to all snow this morning. Snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch are expected.
Local spots such as Knox, North Judson, Bass Lake, Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville, Plymouth, Bremen and Culver are listed as areas that will be impacted by these conditions. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the National Weather Service have partnered to celebrate Lightning Safety Awareness Week in the state, June 18-24. The week is designed to have Hoosiers have a better understanding of the dangers of lightning. Continue reading
A flood warning continues for the Kankakee River at Davis near U.S. 30. The National Weather Service says as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, the river’s stage was 10.3 feet, surpassing the 10-foot flood stage. That means minor flooding is expected over the coming days. Continue reading
The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for the Kankakee River at Davis/Route 30 until Thursday of next week. Continue reading
Flooding is possible in a couple of perennial low-lying areas. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Davis on U.S. 30 through Wednesday. Continue reading
Old Man Winter isn’t done with us yet. A significant amount of lake effect snow fell overnight in the Kankakee Valley. Allow plenty of extra time to reach your destination, as roads are slippery and snow covered this morning. Continue reading
A flood watch is in effect for the Kankakee River at U.S. 30 from late tonight until Sunday evening. Continue reading
A winter weather advisory remains in effect through this evening for our entire listening area. Continue reading
A wind chill advisory is in effect through noon EST/11 a.m. CST Monday, Dec. 19 for our entire listening area. Continue reading
More ice and snow is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Starke, Marshall and Kosciusko Counties from this afternoon through tomorrow morning. Continue reading
A flood warning is in effect for much of the WKVI listening area until mid-afternoon. Areas covered by the warning from the National Weather Service include Starke, Northwestern Marshall, Northwestern Pulaski, Southeastern LaPorte and St. Joseph Counties. Since yesterday, between 4 and 8 inches of rain have fallen over the warning area, with additional showers expected to bring between one-fourth and one-half inch of additional rainfall. Continue reading
Flash flooding is possible as rain moves through the area today. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the entire listening area from 2 p.m. EDT/1 p.m. CDT through tomorrow morning. Continue reading
Cooling centers are available throughout the area to help residents beat the heat. A heat advisory remains in effect through tomorrow night. The National Weather Service cautions heat index values will top 100 degrees today and hover near that mark tomorrow. Dangerous heat and humidity may continue through Sunday. Drink plenty of water, stay in an air conditioned room, avoid the sun and check on neighbors and relatives. Continue reading
The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for the Kankakee River at U.S. 30 until Friday afternoon. Flood stage is 10 feet. As of Sunday afternoon, the river was holding steady at 10.2 feet. Continue reading
The entire listening area is under a wind advisory until 8 p.m. this evening. Continue reading
The calendar says spring, but the forecast says otherwise. Low temperatures over the next week are so are expected to dip into the middle and upper 20s at times, according to the National Weather Service. They advise temperatures could even drop into the low 20s. High temperatures may not get beyond the lower 40s. Continue reading
A potentially life-saving piece of technology will be available for free to Starke County residents. The Starke County Emergency Management Agency is distributing all-hazard weather radios, thanks to help from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Continue reading
A dense fog advisory is in effect through mid-morning. Visibility will be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less in places. The fog is expected to lift by 9 a.m. Eastern, 8 a.m. Central. Until then, motorists should slow down, use low-beam headlights for visibility and leave plenty of distance between vehicles.