Published: 2/15/2021 @ 8:44 PM – Updated: 2/15/2021 @ 8:44 PM
Winter Storm Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, White, and Whitley Counties.
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/ TUESDAY.
*WHAT: Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches.
*WHERE: Portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and northwest Ohio.
*WHEN: Until 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/ Tuesday.
*IMPACTS: Travel is not advised tonight. Significant impacts are expected for the Tuesday morning commute.
*ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Snow will continue to increase in coverage and intensity, peaking between 6 pm this evening and 1 am Tuesday this evening when snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected. Gusty winds will cause blowing and drifting snow, mainly in rural areas. Additional accumulations of 8 to possibly as much 12 inches are expected by Tuesday morning. Wind chills overnight into Tuesday morning will range from 10 below to zero.
Instructions: If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Slow down and use caution while traveling. Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, gloves, and wear the clothing in layers.