Blustery cool winds invaded Whitley County early Saturday, with straight line gusts downing large tree limbs throughout the area. Power outages were also reported.
Meanwhile, overnight rain continued throughout the day Saturday, with precipitation expected to continue through 7:30 p.m.
A 24-hour rain total of 3.58 inches was reported 5 miles south of Columbia City.
Also, local communities are encouraged not to call police asking for road and weather conditions, according to Indiana State Police.