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Storm Moving through the South; Pacific Storm to Impact the West this Weekend

A storm is expected to develop over the southern High Plains today and track to the Mid-Atlantic through Friday with showers and thunderstorms. On the northern edge, snow, ice, and/or a wintry mix is possible over the central Plains. A significant storm is expected to arrive late Friday through the weekend with rain, heavy mountain snow, and gusty winds for much of the West. Read More >

Flash Flood devastates portions of Northern Indiana

Heavy thunderstorm rains led to flash flooding in many areas over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Floods are a leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States. It's important to know the risk of floods and flood safety rules.

Below are some pictures of the flooding in Cass and Miami Counties in Indiana, courtesy of Eric Flory and Dave Moon of the Miami County Emergency Management Agency.

Additional flooding along the Saint Marys River further upstream near Pleasant Mills, Indiana, Geneva, Indiana, and Willshire, Ohio.

Flooding along US 224 in Decatur.

Many farms were flooded in Cass and Miami counties  Pipe Creek flowing along a road  Pipe Creek flowing along a road  Many farms were flooded in Cass and Miami counties  Many farms were flooded in Cass and Miami counties 

Vehicles are easily swept away by floodwaters  Vehicles are easily swept away by floodwaters  Vehicles are easily swept away by floodwaters  Vehicles are easily swept away by floodwaters  Drivers risk their lives in floodwaters

These drivers were extremely lucky  Water nearly up to the bridge deck