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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
534 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ028>030-035>042-046>049-011045-
WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-BOONE-TIPTON-
HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-
534 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: HEAVY SNOW.

HAZARDS: BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

TIMING: TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION: A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AS
A STRONG STORM SYSTEM ENTERS THE AREA FROM THE WEST/SOUTHWEST.
SNOWFALL RATES WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK: HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY...TAPERING OFF
SUNDAY NIGHT. TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS BY MONDAY MORNING COULD RANGE
BETWEEN 6 TO 9 INCHES. COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN EARLY NEXT
WEEK. ALSO THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR SNOW AROUND
MIDWEEK AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH CENTRAL INDIANA.

DISCUSSION: A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING THE THREAT FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY MORNING. COLD AIR WILL RETURN ON MONDAY...WITH BELOW ZERO
WIND CHILLS AT TIMES. ANOTHER SYSTEM MAY BRING ADDITIONAL CHANCES
FOR SNOW AROUND MIDWEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED DURING THE TIME PERIOD OF THE
THE WINTER STORM WATCH...BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING
THROUGH VERY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
351 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

INZ028>030-035>049-054>057-311700-
/O.CON.KIND.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-BOONE-TIPTON-
HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-PUTNAM-
HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-MORGAN-JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...FRANKFORT...
CRAWFORDSVILLE...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...INDIANAPOLIS...SHELBYVILLE
351 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

IMPACTS...

* SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH VERY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

TIMING...

* THE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
  ANTICIPATED TO OCCUR EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING. ALSO THIS IS WHEN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS MOST
  LIKELY TO TAKE PLACE.

CONFIDENCE...

* CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM TO HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR...
  HOWEVER THERE IS LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT AMOUNTS AND THE
  EXACT LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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