Heavy rain and severe weather will exacerbate ongoing flooding in the central and southern U.S.

Additional heavy rain will increase the threat of flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. There is a High Risk of excessive rainfall for parts of ArkLaTex, as well as the Mid-Mississippi and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Saturday. Severe thunderstorms, some of which could include significant tornadoes and very large hail, are also possible on Saturday for much of the same area.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080)
Issued by: National Weather Service Northern Indiana
Last Update: 222 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
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Today: Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming east 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.

Tonight: East winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt early in the evening, becoming southeast gales to 40 kt late in the evening...then shifting to southwest gales to 45 kt late. Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft.

Sunday: West gales to 45 kt becoming southwest to 30 kt. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.

Sunday Night: Southwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Monday Night: Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Wednesday: Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.



Zone Forecast: Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080)

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