Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1152 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

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BERRIEN-CASS MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS
1152 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.
THEREFORE...THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT
MIDNIGHT EST. A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AS LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS REDEVELOP.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVERNIGHT OF LESS
   THAN AN INCH. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS MAY BRING 6 TO 10
   INCHES OF SNOW LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
   WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH
   OVERNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL REDEVELOP LATE
   WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE
   SLOWLY DIMINISHING LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

 * WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
   CAN BE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT. SOME BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING IS STILL POSSIBLE INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
   ADDITIONAL AREAS OF MORE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
   ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

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 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...STURGIS...
THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...COLDWATER...BRONSON
1152 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014 /1052 PM CST TUE NOV 18 2014/

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS COULD BRING 4 TO 8
   INCHES OF SNOW FROM LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
   NIGHT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL RAPIDLY DEVELOP LATE
   WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND INTENSIFY WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
   THURSDAY. THE LOCATION OF THE BANDS WILL VARY BUT SHOULD
   REMAIN ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INDIANA TOLL ROAD. THE SNOW
   SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH SLOWLY THURSDAY NIGHT.

 * WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
   CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WATCH PERIOD. THIS WILL CAUSE
   AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW ON ROADS...MAKING
   TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

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 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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