The northern Indiana office of the National Weather Service issued updated “Hazardous Weather Outlooks” at 5:03 p.m. EDT. It used slightly different wording for two parts of its 37-county warning area.
Regarding IMO SKYWARN quadrant two, the outlook reads as follows for Whitley and Huntington Counties:
A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME SEVERE ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING WITH DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY.SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING.
For the remainder of quadrant two, including Allen County, Indiana, the outlook reads,
A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MID TO LATE EVENING. DAMAGING WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT.