A flash flood watch is in effect in the Elkhart area from 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, to 8 a.m. Thursday, June 13.
The National Weather Service has stated that a rare derecho weather pattern may create severe windstorms, and NIPSCO has increased its number of employees working at its customer call center Wednesday.
One or more rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected from late afternoon through the night across the watch area. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible.
For full details on the watch, visit the National Weather Service website.