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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Lake County, according to the National Weather Service.

The warning will remain in effect through 2 p.m.

The storm was moving east at 50 mph and could produce 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail, forecasters said.

Hail damage to vehicles is expected, along with possible wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.

A severe thunderstorm watch for Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties is in effect until 6 p.m.

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