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Thunderstorms

Region under flash flood watch until Wednesday afternoon

Heavy rain predicted early Wednesday prompted the National Weather Service to issued a flash flood watch for the south suburbs and much of Northwest Indiana.

September 09, 2014 9:45 pm
Residents brace for flooding as powerful storms move through area

Residents brace for flooding as powerful storms move through area

MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana was expected to remain under a flash flood warning until early Sunday with as much as 1.5 inches of rain falling in an hour, officials said.

June 21, 2014 8:43 pm

Storms cause few problems throughout region

Gusty thunderstorms quickly blew through the region Thursday night, leaving little evidence of their presence Friday morning.

June 20, 2014 6:26 am

Storms flood region roads, knock out power

Thunderstorms brought lightning and rain to the region Thursday night, flooding roads and knocking out power.

June 19, 2014 9:42 pm
Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water. 

February 20, 2014 1:52 pm Photos

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Forecast: Thunderstorm, strong winds, flooding

Forecast: Thunderstorm, strong winds, flooding

Officials warned residents to brace for the possibility of flooding Thursday. 

February 19, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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
Thirst for rain answered with violent thunder, lightning

Thirst for rain answered with violent thunder, lightning

Downpours of rain and ping pong ball-sized hail accompanied by roaring thunder and fierce lightning ripped through the region Thursday night — quenching the area's thirst for precipitation.

June 28, 2012 8:09 pm
Before the storm: Prepare your trees for unpredictable spring weather

Before the storm: Prepare your trees for unpredictable spring weather

With the warmer spring weather comes an increased number of thunderstorms.

April 10, 2012 9:00 am
Prepare your trees for thunderstorm season

Prepare your trees for thunderstorm season

With the warmer spring weather comes an increased number of thunderstorms.

April 04, 2012 7:00 pm
Hail, lightning accompany powerful storms

Hail, lightning accompany powerful storms

Blazes of lightning instead of festive fireworks lit up local skies Friday to kick off the holiday weekend. Two people in Valparaiso received medical attention after they were jolted by what was thought to be lightning strikes while they were on the phone.

July 01, 2011 6:45 pm Photos

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Severe weather wreaks havoc in region, Midwest

Severe weather wreaks havoc in region, Midwest

After tornadoes barreled through the Midwest, Northwest Indiana also felt the aftermath of severe weather.

May 25, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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