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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Last Update: 339 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

8NM NE Gary IN

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Today
Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt this morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft late in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 20 to 25 kt becoming southwest gales to 35 kt after midnight. Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms, ending late. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft after midnight.
Sunday
Southwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight. wave forecast is for ice free areas
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Last Update: 339 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
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