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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
124 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

INZ003>005-181430-
/O.EXA.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
124 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014 /1224 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS
EVENING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IS
   EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. MOST OF THIS SNOWFALL WILL BE
   NEAR AND NORTH OF US HIGHWAY 20 AND THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL
   BE NEAR AND NORTH OF THE TOLL ROAD. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
   INCHES PER HOUR MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

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

 * WEST 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 THE
   INDIANA TOLL ROAD AND US HIGHWAY 20.

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ077>079-181430-
/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
124 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW IS
   EXPECTED WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL
   RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

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

 * WEST 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.

&&

$$

MIZ080-181430-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-141119T0000Z/
BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLDWATER...BRONSON
124 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED FROM LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW BANDS. THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY BE
   OVER THE WESTERN PART OF THE COUNTY.

 * TIMING: LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY.

 * 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.

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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