Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
330 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

INZ003>005-MIZ077>079-120430-
/O.NEW.KIWX.WW.Y.0005.160212T1200Z-160213T2100Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...
DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...
WHITE PIGEON...MENDON
330 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /230 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/
FRIDAY TO 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ FRIDAY TO 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ SATURDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES
   THROUGH THE AREA. THE SNOW SHOWERS WILL TRANSITION TO LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW BY FRIDAY EVENING WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
   SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

 * INCREASING WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING SNOW.

 * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ARE EXPECTED
   TO BE 4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO AS LOW AS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED SLICK ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES DUE TO FALLING
   AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

 * FROSTBITE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR ANYONE WHO IS OUTSIDE FOR
   PROLONGED PERIODS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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