Winter Weather Advisory: 2/4/2013, 4 am to 1 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
518 PM EST SUN FEB 3 2013

…ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY…

A FAST MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT AND INTO THE OHIO VALLEY BY MONDAY. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE…WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN DUE TO LAKE ENHANCED SNOWFALL.

[…] …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EST MONDAY…

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AFTER 4 AM EST.

* TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

IMPACTS…

* UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* GREATEST ACCUMULATION EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AM EST AND 10 AM EST…AND MAY LEAD TO A DIFFICULT MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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