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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
754 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

INZ003>005-MIZ077>079-120930-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0005.160212T1200Z-160213T2100Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...
DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...
WHITE PIGEON...MENDON
754 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /654 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ FRIDAY TO 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
   MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THE SNOW SHOWERS WILL TRANSITION TO
   LAKE EFFECT SNOW BY FRIDAY EVENING WHICH WILL CONTINUE
   THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

 * INCREASING WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING SNOW.

 * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ARE EXPECTED
   TO BE 4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO AS LOW AS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED SLICK ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES DUE TO FALLING
   AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

 * FROSTBITE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR ANYONE WHO IS OUTSIDE FOR
   PROLONGED PERIODS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
402 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

INZ003>005-MIZ077>079-122115-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS
402 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /302 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA
AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL DEVELOP
FRIDAY AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED.

ARCTIC AIR WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS. WIND CHILLS WILL BE
BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 BELOW ZERO FROM FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AND SNOW DEPTH.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

$$



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