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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

MIZ077>079-082330-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-161209T2100Z/
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
FAIR PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BUCHANAN...PAW PAW LAKE...
DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...
WHITE PIGEON...MENDON
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
   CONTINUE TO EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY
   THROUGH THE DAY. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW
   ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 5 TO 8 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY.
   LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

 * WIND CHILLS 10 ABOVE TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

IMPACTS...

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
   CONDITIONS ON SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ESPECIALLY FROM
   THIS AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED IN THE
   HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

 * THE COMMUTES THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY MORNING WILL BE
   DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

MIZ081-082330-
/O.EXA.KIWX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-161209T2100Z/
HILLSDALE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSDALE...JONESVILLE...LITCHFIELD
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
FRIDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
   DEVELOP TODAY AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY. THE MORE
   SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM
   THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY. THE
   GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF
   THE COUNTY.

 * WIND CHILLS 10 ABOVE TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY FROM
   THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY.

 * REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
   SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

INZ003>007-MIZ080-082330-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-161209T2100Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...
COLDWATER...BRONSON
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016 /917 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST /3 PM
CST/ FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
   DEVELOP TODAY AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY. THE MORE
   SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM
   LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE BY LATE FRIDAY.
   LESSER ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
   SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF LA PORTE COUNTY.

 * WIND CHILLS 5 ABOVE TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY FROM
   THURSDAY EVENING INTO FRIDAY.

 * REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
   SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND DRIFTING 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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