Storms packing heavy rains and strong winds have lashed northwestern Indiana.
The National Weather Service said the storms that rolled into the region Sunday afternoon, June 7, were capable of producing wind gusts up to 70 mph, heavy rain and localized flash flooding.
The weather service issued a tornado warning for parts of Porter and Jasper counties after a funnel cloud was spotted aloft in the area. It said up to 4 inches of water was flowing across low-lying roads in Lake County after more than 2 inches of rain had fallen, including 1¼ inches during a 45-minute period.
The weather service issued a severe thunderstorm warnings for Kosciusko, Marshall and Starke County after winds were measured topping 70 miles per hour.