THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

11 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN INDIANA

ELKHART FULTON IN KOSCIUSKO LA PORTE LAGRANGE MARSHALL NOBLE PULASKI ST. JOSEPH IN STARKE STEUBEN

5 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN

BERRIEN BRANCH CASS MI HILLSDALE ST. JOSEPH MI

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AKRON, ALBION, ANGOLA, BASS LAKE, BENTON HARBOR, BENTON HEIGHTS, BREMEN, BRONSON, BUCHANAN, CASSOPOLIS, COLDWATER, CULVER, DOWAGIAC, EDWARDSBURG, ELKHART, FAIR PLAIN, FRANCESVILLE, FREMONT, GOSHEN, HILLSDALE, JONESVILLE, KENDALLVILLE, KNOX, LA PORTE, LAGRANGE, LIGONIER, LITCHFIELD, MARCELLUS, MEDARYVILLE, MENDON, MENTONE, MICHIGAN CITY, MISHAWAKA, NAPPANEE, NEW CARLISLE, NILES, NORTH JUDSON, PAW PAW LAKE, PLYMOUTH, ROCHESTER, SHIPSHEWANA, SOUTH BEND, ST. JOSEPH, STURGIS, SYRACUSE, THREE RIVERS, TOPEKA, WALKERTON, WARSAW, WHITE PIGEON, WINAMAC, AND WINONA LAKE.