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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
557 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-
002-004-005-015-016-024-025-011100-
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
557 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015 /457 AM CST SAT JAN 31 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
AND A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN INDIANA AND
NORTHWEST OHIO STARTING TONIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM PRODUCT ISSUED FROM THIS
OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
AND A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN INDIANA AND
NORTHWEST OHIO CONTINUING SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW
AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM PRODUCT
ISSUED FROM THIS OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH SATURDAY.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
012100-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT SOUTH OF
M-46. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED AS A WINTER STORM APPROACHES.
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN...WITH MUCH LESS SNOWFALL FORECAST NEAR AND NORTH
OF I-96. SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH IMPACTS LASTING INTO MONDAY MORNING.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND PERHAPS MONDAY
MORNING AS WELL.

HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED
MONDAY...TUESDAY...THURSDAY...AND FRIDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
352 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
012200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
352 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /452 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS EVENING...AND
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

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

SNOW IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE SUNDAY...HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT WITH TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP NEAR A FOOT. THIS
WILL LIKELY CREATE DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION.
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH WHITE OUT CONDITIONS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

SOME MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
444 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ021-031-012145-
CARROLL-HOWARD-
444 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR FAR NORTHERN CENTRAL
INDIANA.

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT 7 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 7 AM MONDAY...

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: HEAVY SNOW.

HAZARDS: BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TREACHEROUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS.

TIMING: LATE EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION: A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED 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. EXPECTED TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS BY MONDAY MORNING ARE 9
TO 12 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 SUNDAY 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...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS SATURDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
444 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ028>030-035>042-012145-
WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-BOONE-TIPTON-
HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-
444 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MUCH OF THE NORTHERN THIRD
OF CENTRAL INDIANA.

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT 7 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 7 AM MONDAY...

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: HEAVY SNOW.

HAZARDS: BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS.

TIMING: LATE EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION: A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED 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. EXPECTED TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS BY MONDAY MORNING ARE 5
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 SUNDAY 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...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS SATURDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
438 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

OHZ026-034-035-043>046-012145-
HARDIN-MERCER-AUGLAIZE-SHELBY-LOGAN-UNION OH-DELAWARE-
438 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL OHIO...MIAMI VALLEY
OF OHIO AND WEST CENTRAL OHIO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

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

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

FOR MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...WIND CHILL VALUES RANGING FROM MINUS
10 TO MINUS 20 WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
438 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

OHZ042-051-052-012145-
DARKE-MIAMI-CHAMPAIGN-
438 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MIAMI VALLEY OF OHIO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

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

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

FOR MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND MINUS 10
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ068>070-075-076-082-083-012115-
LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT STARTING LATE TONIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER STORM WARNING CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR DETAILS.

THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR A PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW TO
DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN AGAIN LATE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...HOWEVER SPOTTER REPORTS
OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED ON SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
453 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

OHZ003-006>010-017>019-027>030-036-037-047-011000-
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-LORAIN-HANCOCK-SENECA-HURON-
WYANDOT-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-MARION-MORROW-KNOX-
453 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL OHIO AND
NORTHWEST OHIO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

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

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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