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Published: 10/16/2020 @ 4:45 PM – Updated: 10/16/2020 @ 4:45 PM

Frost Advisory Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

 

NWS Advise: This will be the last frost/freeze headline of the 2020 growing season.

FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ SATURDAY.

*WHAT: Temperatures dropping into the low to mid 30s will result in frost formation.

*WHERE: Portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and northwest Ohio.

*WHEN: From 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ to 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ Saturday.

*IMPACTS: Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered.

 

Instructions: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

Published: 10/16/2020 @ 4:35 PM – Updated: 10/16/2020 @ 4:35 PM

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Cass, Fulton, Grant, La Porte, Marshall, Miami, Pulaski, St., Joseph, Starke, Wabash, and White Counties.

 

Elevated Fire Danger This Afternoon with Gusty Conditions.
There is an increased risk for grass, field, brush and ditch fires as well as unmonitored campfires to spread out of control this afternoon, especially along west of Highway 31. Low relative humidity values around or less than 35 percent and southwest winds gusting to between 25 to 30 mph are expected this afternoon.

 

Instructions: Burning is not recommended. Make sure you are following local laws that may be in place regarding burning in your location. If you must burn, ensure that the fire is constantly monitored and several options are available to quickly extinguish the fire. Contact your local fire department with any questions and if control of the fire is lost.

Published: 10/15/2020 @ 5:01 AM – Updated: 10/15/2020 @ 5:01 AM

 

Freeze Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

 

FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ FRIDAY.

*WHAT: Widespread sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 are expected, with locally colder spots briefly in the upper 20s.

*WHERE: Portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan.

*WHEN: From 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ to 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ Friday.

*IMPACTS: Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

 

Instructions: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

Published: 10/16/2020 @ 4:23 PM – Updated: 10/16/2020 @ 4:23 PM

Fire Weather Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St., Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

 

FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR POTENTIAL DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR NORTHERN INDIANA.

*WIND: South winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

*TEMPERATURES: Lower to middle 60s.

*HUMIDITY: Minimum values 25 to 30 percent.

*IMPACTS: Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

 

Instructions: A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

Published: 10/13/2020 @ 4:32 PM – Updated: 10/13/2020 @ 4:32 PM

 

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

 

Elevated Fire Danger This Afternoon.
There is an increased risk for grass, field, brush and ditch fires as well as unmonitored campfires to spread out of control this afternoon. Burning is not recommended. The elevated fire danger will likely exist Wednesday afternoon as well. Despite at least some rainfall over the past 24 hours, many areas remain very dry. Low relative humidity values and southwesterly winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts of 25 to 30 mph are expected this afternoon and again Wednesday afternoon. The greatest fire danger will likely reside along and west of Interstate 69. Make sure you are following local laws that may be in place regarding burning in your location. If you must burn, ensure that the fire is constantly monitored and several options are available to quickly extinguish the fire. Contact your local fire department with any questions and is control of the fire is lost.