Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1106 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

MIZ077>079-190000-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141119T0000Z/
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...
THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON
1106 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
   INTO THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS. STORM TOTAL
   ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW IS
   EXPECTED WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL
   RATES OF AN INCH PER HOUR MAY OCCUR AS WELL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
   MUCH OF BERRIEN COUNTY INTO WESTERN CASS COUNTY.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
   AFTERNOON.

 * WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
   CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE HEAVY SNOW. THIS WILL CAUSE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING OF SNOW ON ROADS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR
   IMPOSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS CREATING
   DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

 * THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS MAY CREATE
   NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

 * VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED WITH WIND CHILLS
   BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

INZ003>005-190000-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141119T0000Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE
1106 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014 /1006 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM
CST/ THIS EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
   ARE POSSIBLE WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW
   IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL
   LIKELY REMAIN JUST NORTH OF THE INDIANA TOLL ROAD AND WEST OF
   US HIGHWAY 31...BUT BRIEF IMPACTS IN VISIBILITY MAY OCCUR INTO
   THIS AFTERNOON AS ADDITIONAL SNOW SHOWERS MOVE EAST NORTHEAST.
   SNOWFALL RATES OF A HALF INCH TO ONE INCH PER HOUR MAY OCCUR
   WITH THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY
   AFTERNOON.

 * WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
   CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE HEAVY SNOW. THIS WILL CAUSE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING OF SNOW ON ROADS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR
   IMPOSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS CREATING
   DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

 * THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS MAY CREATE
   NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ALONG PORTIONS
   OF THE INDIANA TOLL ROAD AND US HIGHWAYS 2 AND 31.

 * VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED WITH WIND CHILLS
   BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MIZ080-190000-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-141119T0000Z/
BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLDWATER...BRONSON
1106 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS MAY BRING LOCAL
   ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR LESS TO MAINLY WESTERN PARTS OF
   BRANCH COUNTY.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF INTO EARLY
   AFTERNOON.

 * WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE SNOW. THIS
   WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON ROADS...MAKING TRAVEL
   DIFFICULT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS CREATING
   DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

 * VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED WITH WIND CHILLS
   BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT 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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