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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
559 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

INZ003>009-012-014-016-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-121100-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
MARSHALL-KOSCIUSKO-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-
WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-
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...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...WARSAW...WINONA LAKE...
SYRACUSE...MENTONE...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
FAIR PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BUCHANAN...PAW PAW LAKE...DOWAGIAC...
CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...
MENDON...COLDWATER...BRONSON...HILLSDALE...JONESVILLE...LITCHFIELD...
BRYAN...MONTPELIER...EDGERTON...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...SWANTON...DELTA
559 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016 /459 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS...SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH HIGHS
IN THE TEENS AND WIND CHILLS THURSDAY NIGHT ZERO TO 10 BELOW IN
SOME AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT SNOWFALL REPORTS WILL
BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

&&

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

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
430 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

INZ003>009-012-014-016-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-111730-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-161212T0900Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-
STARKE-MARSHALL-KOSCIUSKO-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-
HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-
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...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...SYRACUSE...MENTONE...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...
ST. JOSEPH...FAIR PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BUCHANAN...
PAW PAW LAKE...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...
THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...COLDWATER...BRONSON...
HILLSDALE...JONESVILLE...LITCHFIELD...BRYAN...MONTPELIER...
EDGERTON...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...SWANTON...DELTA
430 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016 /330 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016/

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS BY SUNDAY NIGHT WILL RANGE
   FROM 7 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WARNING AREA INTO THIS
   EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM LATE MORNING INTO
   THE AFTERNOON HOURS WHEN SNOWFALL RATES COULD LOCALLY APPROACH
   OR EXCEED 1 INCH PER HOUR IN SOME AREAS.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN PLOWED OR TREATED WILL REMAIN SNOW
   COVERED AND SLIPPERY THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING IS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY DUE TO SOUTH
   WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 20 MPH.

 * REDUCED VISIBILITIES CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE PERIODS OF
   HEAVIER SNOW...ESPECIALLY LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON
   HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY 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.

&&

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