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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
702 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020815-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0900Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-
STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...ALBION...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...
NORTH JUDSON...BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...
PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...ROCHESTER...AKRON...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...SYRACUSE...MENTONE...COLUMBIA CITY...TRI-LAKES...
SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN
702 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 /602 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST /3 AM
CST/ MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY SNOW...10 TO 15 INCHES STORM TOTAL... WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
   AMOUNTS.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON EAST-WEST ROADS.

IMPACTS...

 * PERIODS OF SNOW WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING TRAVEL
   DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE. SOME UNPLOWED ROADS WILL BECOME
   IMPASSIBLE.

 * VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN SNOW AND
   BLOWING SNOW.

TIMING...

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND THEN END FROM WEST TO EAST
   LATE TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING
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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
334 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-
002-004-005-015-016-024-025-021400-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-
MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-
DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...ROCHESTER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...
MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...
BERNE...MARION...HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...BRYAN...WAUSEON...
ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON...PAULDING...ANTWERP...OTTAWA...
PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
334 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 /234 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
NORTHERN INDIANA...SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND
INCREASING NORTHEAST TO NORTH WINDS WILL RESULT IN EXTREMELY
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH
GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM PRODUCT
/WSWIWX/ ISSUED FROM THIS OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SOME PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IS STILL POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...HEAVY
SNOW IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF MEASURED SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE GREATLY
APPRECIATED THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

&&

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

$$









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