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Flooding rains slam region again

Flooding rains slam region again

A strong, slow-moving thunderstorm hit western Lake County on Saturday afternoon, closing U.S. 30 in both directions near U.S. 41 and stranding some motorists in floodwaters.

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Severe storms hammer region

Severe storms hammer region

Two lines of powerful storms battered the region late Monday as emergency responders scrambled to deal with damage caused by high winds, lighting and heavy rain.

June 30, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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Flood warning issued along Kankakee River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.

April 03, 2014 2:15 pm

Flood warning in effect for Kankakee River at Shelby

SHELBY | The Kankakee River at Shelby is under a flood warning until further notice due to weekend rains and melting snow.

January 13, 2014 8:05 am

Heavy rains, thunderstorms could bring flooding to region

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through week's end, prompting a flood watch for the region.

April 17, 2013 8:45 pm

Wind chill advisory, flood warning issued for LaPorte County

A wind chill advisory and flood warning are in effect for LaPorte County, with wind chills dipping to 20 below zero and lake-effect snow bringing even more precipitation to the rain-swollen Kankakee River.

February 01, 2013 7:11 am

Flood warning remains for Kankakee River at Shelby

A flood warning issued for the Kankakee River at Shelby will remain in effect until Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

February 01, 2012 6:57 am

Flood warning continues for Kankakee River at Shelby

A flood warning remains in effect for the Kankakee River at Shelby until further notice.

December 16, 2011 9:43 am

National Weather Service issues flood warning, thunderstorm watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning and a thunderstorm watch for areas in northwestern Indiana. 

July 02, 2011 4:01 pm

Power back on for most of region after storms

Fewer than 700 NIPSCO and ComEd customers in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs remained without power Wednesday afternoon following Tuesday night's storms.

June 22, 2011 5:30 pm

Kankakee River at Shelby falling, but flood warning remains

The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning at Shelby with water levels continuing to fall.

June 13, 2011 7:35 pm
Rains cause flooding concerns

Rains cause flooding concerns

Local waterways pushed to the tops of their banks began falling slightly Friday afternoon, but overnight storms were expected to raise water levels.

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Forecast: Flood warnings continue, big warm-up on the way

This week's stormy weather and cooler temperatures are expected to give way to highs in the 80s and clear skies by Memorial Day, forecasters said.

May 26, 2011 8:00 pm

Flood warning remains for Kankakee River at Shelby

The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning at Shelby through Monday, the National Weather Service said.

May 09, 2011 1:13 pm
Sandbags deployed to Kankakee River towns

Sandbags deployed to Kankakee River towns

The Lake County Highway Department sent sandbags to communities along the Kankakee River in anticipation of flooding, officials said Wednesday.

April 27, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Flood warnings continue along Kankakee River

The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning throughout much of the region, with another shower of heavy precipitation in the forecast for Wednesday.

April 26, 2011 8:45 pm

Flood warnings remain along portions of Kankakee River

A flood warning remains in effect for the Kankakee River at Shelby near the Lake and Newton county border and a warning was issued Friday at the Davis Route 30 bridge in LaPorte County through Tuesday.

April 23, 2011 9:05 am

Flood warning continues for Kankakee River at Shelby as water levels fall

The Kankakee River at Shelby remains under a flood warning through Thursday night as water levels continue to fall.

March 15, 2011 6:57 am

Flood warnings extended for Kankakee River

Flood warnings issued for the Kankakee River in Lake, Newton, LaPorte, Starke and St. Joseph counties have been extended because of rain forecast Tuesday night into this morning.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am

Flood warning extended for Kankakee River

The flood warnings issued for the Kankakee River in Lake, Newton, LaPorte, Starke and St. Joseph counties have been extended rain added to the forecast for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

March 08, 2011 9:36 am
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