Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through week's end, prompting a flood watch for the region.
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.
A flood warning issued for the Kankakee River at Shelby will remain in effect until Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
A flood warning remains in effect for the Kankakee River at Shelby until further notice.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning and a thunderstorm watch for areas in northwestern Indiana.
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.
The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning at Shelby with water levels continuing to fall.
Local waterways pushed to the tops of their banks began falling slightly Friday afternoon, but overnight storms were expected to raise water levels.
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.
The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning at Shelby through Monday, the National Weather Service said.
The Lake County Highway Department sent sandbags to communities along the Kankakee River in anticipation of flooding, officials said Wednesday.
The Kankakee River remains under a flood warning throughout much of the region, with another shower of heavy precipitation in the forecast for Wednesday.
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.
The Kankakee River at Shelby remains under a flood warning through Thursday night as water levels continue to fall.
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.
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.
A flood warning has been issued for the Kankakee River at Shelby for Lake and Newton counties and at Davis Route 30 for LaPorte, St. Joseph and Starke counties.
Flood warnings have been posted for the Kankakee River at unincorporated Shelby and its western neighbor Sumava Resorts, but residents there said the levees are keeping them dry.
The Kankakee River near Shelby is expected to possibly rise to flood stage by Monday night, according to a warning issued by the National Weather Service.
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