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Grant County Emergency Management Agency
Wednesday March 1st, 2017 :: 03:08 a.m. EST
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Grant County until 3:45am.

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southwestern Allen County in northeastern Indiana...
Southeastern Wabash County in north central Indiana...
Northern Grant County in central Indiana...
Northern Blackford County in east central Indiana...
Huntington County in northeastern Indiana...
Wells County in northeastern Indiana...
Adams County in northeastern Indiana...
Northern Jay County in east central Indiana...

* Until 345 AM EST

* At 258 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located near La Fontaine,
or near Marion, moving east at 75 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...
Marion, Huntington, Bluffton, Decatur, Gas City, Berne, Ossian,
Montpelier, Geneva, Sweetser, Andrews, Markle, Swayzee, La
Fontaine, Van Buren, Monroe, Middletown, Sims, Warren and
Lancaster.

This includes the following highways...
INTERSTATE 469 between MILE MARKERs 0 and 6.
INTERSTATE 69 IN INDIANA between MILE MARKERs 262 and 295.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 AM EST for central, north
central, northeastern and east central Indiana.

LAT...LON 4049 8586 4085 8572 4097 8520 4091 8481
4057 8480
TIME...MOT...LOC 0758Z 263DEG 75KT 4064 8563

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

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Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

Address/Location
Grant County Emergency Management Agency
401 S Adams St
Marion, IN 46953

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-651-2410

Alert Details

Severity:
Unknown - Severity unknown
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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