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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1154 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

INZ003-004-012-013-020-MIZ077-078-250100-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0018.141224T2100Z-141225T0500Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-STARKE-PULASKI-WHITE-BERRIEN-CASS MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...MONTICELLO...
BROOKSTON...MONON...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS
1154 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014 /1054 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM
CST/ THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT EST /11 PM CST/ TONIGHT...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * TIMING...RAIN WILL BECOME MIXED WITH AND CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
   LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL TAPER
   OFF BY LATE IN THE EVENING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
   AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * SNOW COULD BECOME BRIEFLY HEAVY WITH SNOWFALL RATES IN EXCESS
   OF AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK BY EARLY THIS EVENING
   RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

 * VISIBILITIES WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED IN HEAVIER SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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