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NWS: Major Winter Storm possible this weekend…

National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service’s Hazardous Weather Outlook:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
437 AM EST TUE DEC 17 2013

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO…SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN AND NORTHERN INDIANA.

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW…ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. FOR THE LATEST DETAILS…CHECK THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCT ISSUED BY THIS OFFICE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A MAJOR WINTER STORM IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY LIKELY THIS WEEKEND WITH A MIX OF PRECIPITATION SATURDAY CHANGING TO SNOW OR ICE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS THIS WEEKEND SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THIS SYSTEM AND BE PREPARED TO MAKE ALTERNATIVE PLANS.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES…OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

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