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The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues a HIGH WIND WARNING in Berrien county until 11 PM for 60 mph, or higher, wind gusts.  65 mph gusts have already been confirmed in Michigan City.  

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Pres. Obama confirms readiness to send up to 300 military advisors to Iraq

Updated: Thursday, June 19 2014, 08:31 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - After a week of deliberations, President Obama says he's ready to send up to 300 military advisors to Iraq to help the country from falling into a full scale civil war.

The President addressed the nation on Thursday afternoon.

He is not ordering airstrikes as of now, but confirmed he has increased surveillance flights over Iraq.

President Obama did not call for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, something many in Congress say needs to happen.

"Going forward, we will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action if and when we determine that the situation on the ground requires it," the President said.

President Obama says a long-term solution will require Iraqis to bridge their own sectarian divide.

Sunni militants continue to hold several cities north of Baghdad, and have vowed to take the capital city.

Secretary of State John Kerry will head to Europe and the Middle East this weekend for meetings on Iraq.
Pres. Obama confirms readiness to send up to 300 military advisors to Iraq
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