‘Watch’ downgraded to ‘Advisory’

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has downgraded the earlier issued Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Advisory. Click here for the latest updates on this storm.

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
336 PM EST MON FEB 25 2013

…WINTER STORM POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT…

A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO TUESDAY MORNING. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD BE MOSTLY SNOW OVER FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN. LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE STILL POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO. SURFACE TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING OVER MUCH OF NORTHWEST OHIO AND NORTHERN INDIANA TUESDAY AFTERNOON…ALLOWING CONDITIONS TO IMPROVE. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE OVER FAR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN WHERE 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN INDIANA TUESDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL LINGER OVER THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT…BRINGING ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS LESS THAN A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY.

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED ON TUESDAY WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED.

IMPACTS…

* TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BE HAMPERED BY THE WINTRY WEATHER TUESDAY MORNING INTO EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON TREES AND POWER LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES OVER NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO.

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. THE SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVER NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO.

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