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

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

WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST /10 AM CST/ FRIDAY...

***HAZARDOUS WEATHER***

*DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES BETWEEN 10 BELOW ZERO AND 25 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

***IMPACTS***

*PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THIS EXTREME COLD CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA AND FROST BITE IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS.

Instructions:  A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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

Indiana Target Area: Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall, Noble, and St. Joseph Counties.

AT 204 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BANDS OF MODERATE SNOW WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR, WINDS GREATER THAN 30 MPH, ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM ROSELAND TO SYRACUSE TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ALBION...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH. VISIBILITY IN THIS SNOW BAND WILL FALL BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES WITH SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVELERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION, ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE BANDS OF MODERATE SNOW INCLUDE GRANGER, MISHAWAKA, NEW PARIS, GOSHEN,  LIGONIER, OSCEOLA, ALBION, AND KIMMEL. CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE RAPIDLY. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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

Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, and Starke Counties.

WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS CANCELLED THE BLIZZARD WARNING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* TIMING...BANDS OF MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING BUT SLOWLY DIMINISH AND MOVE WEST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER FAR NORTHWEST INDIANA AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THIS EVENT WILL VARY BETWEEN 3 AND 6 INCHES.

* BLOWING SNOW...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TO BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MPH OVERNIGHT. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE STILL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING WITHIN THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS BEFORE THE GUSTY WINDS SUBSIDE.

* DANGEROUS COLD...WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO BETWEEN 10 BELOW AND 20 BELOW ZERO OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THIS WINTER STORM WARNING ALSO SERVES AS A REMINDER OF THESE DANGEROUS COLD WIND CHILLS WHILE IT IS IN EFFECT.

IMPACTS...
* VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS THIS EVENING WITHIN THE SNOW BANDS.

* SECONDARY ROADS AND SOME PRIMARY ROADS MAY BE IMPASSABLE OR DOWN TO ONE LANE DUE TO THE DRIFTING.

* BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY LEAD TO FROST BITE IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS.

Instructions: A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES.

Business and Church Closing/Delay List for Sunday(2/15/2015)

List has been updated as of 12:12 AM on 2/15/2015.

***ATTENTION***
Everyone please read the ENTIRE post before making comments. We have kept the list up so that we can add the delays and/or closings as they come in. Also, this allows people to see what churches we will be reporting for. In addition, you can ask us to add a church to the list, just by commenting below. For the churches, keep in mind, this is only a listing of area churches. Delays and/or closings will be added after the church name. If there is nothing listed after the church name, there are NO closings or delays at this time. If or when we need to start a school list, we have the same policy. We list all schools in the area and then add the information as it comes in. This makes it much easier for us to keep up with. Please do not comment that "such and such" isn't closed if there is nothing listed after the name. If your church, or business is not on the list, please use the comments below, all we need is just the name of the church or business, and a contact person so we can verify the information.

I want to let everyone know that we appreciate all your comments, but the only way that a closure or delay gets added to our list is if the information can be verified. Now the ways that we get verification is by a web based source, such as TV stations websites, radio station, texting services, or a phone call. Thanks for your all understanding in this.

 

CHURCHES
Antioch Baptist Church(Rochester) -
Bethlehem Baptist of Rochester - CLOSED
Church of the Heartland (Rochester) -
Church of the Nazarene(Rochester) - CLOSED
Community Presbyterian of Rochester -
The Cross Church-
Faith Outreach Center -
First Baptist Church(Rochester) - CLOSED
First Church of God(Rochester) -
Fletcher's Lake Methodist -
Fulton United Methodist -
Geneva Center -
Grace United Methodist(Rochester) -
Hillcrest Baptist Church(Rochester) -
Jehovah"s Witnesses(Rochester) -
Kewanna United Methodist -
Liberty Baptist Church(Rochester) -
Lutheran Church(Rochester) -
Mill Creek Missionary - 1st Service Cancelled
New Life Church -
Richland Center United Methodist Church(Rochester) - CLOSED
Rochester Church of God -
Safe Harbor Church (previously First Assembly of God) -
St. Ann Catholic(Kewanna) -
St. Joseph Catholic(Rochester) -
Solid Rock Church - CLOSED
Tiosa First Brethren Church -
Trinity United Methodist(Rochester) - CLOSED
Westside Apostolic Church-UPCI(Rochester) -
Whippoorwill Community Church(Rochester) -
Mt. Hope UM(Culver) -
1st United Methodist Church(Wabash) -
Dora Christian Church(Wabash County) -
Manchester Bible Church -
Wabash Church of the Brethren -
Metea Baptist Church -
Grass Creek United Methodist -

Holy Trinity Cluster(Rochester) - CLOSED

BUSINESSES
Teel's Family Restaurant in Mentone -
Casey's General Store Argos -
Plymouth Moose Family Center #741 -
Casey's General Store Plymouth -
Dollar Tree Plymouth -

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

Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, and Starke Counties.

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING...

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING. A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY RANGING BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES. DUE TO THE NATURE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW, EXACT TOTALS MAY VARY SIGNIFICANTLY DEPENDING ON WHERE THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS SET UP.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WHILE ONLY LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECAST...NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45 MPH WILL RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY EVENING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS OPEN AREAS.

* BITTER COLD: WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE 10 BELOW TO 25 BELOW TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...
* VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY LEAD TO FROST BITE IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS.

Instructions: A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES. A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITY ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.