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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1153 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ077>079-080100-
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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
1153 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 5 TO 8 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY.

 * THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
   EXPECTED FROM LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...

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

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

 * THE THURSDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES MAY 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.

&&

$$

INZ004>007-MIZ080-080100-
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ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BEND...MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...
WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...
SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...COLDWATER...BRONSON
1153 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY.

 * THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
   EXPECTED FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

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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