NWS: Accumulating snowfall expected tonight



Today’s weather story from the National Weather Service:

Accumulating snowfall expected tonight

(January 11, 2016) – Accumulating snowfall is expected tonight, with a widespread 1 to 4 inches expected across the area. Lake effect snow will ramp up on Tuesday, and will impact areas along and north of US-30. The heaviest lake effect snowfall on Tuesday is expected along and north of the Toll Road in extreme northern Indiana and southwest lower Michigan. Additional lake effect snow on Tuesday of 2 to 5 inches is possible.

Total snowfall tonight through Tuesday of 5 to 8 inches is possible in southwest lower Michigan, with total snowfall amounts tonight through Tuesday ranging from 1 to 5 inches elsewhere. Hazardous travel conditions are possible with reduced visibilities, along with gusty westerly winds causing blowing and drifting of powdery snow.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph counties in Michigan from tonight through 7 PM Tuesday. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most other counties in our forecast area, with the exception of White and Pulaski in Indiana.

For forecast details and the latest warning/advisory information for your location, see our website at www.weather.gov/iwx.

You can also get hour by hour forecast information for your specific location! Check out https://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/hourly_weather_graph.html#.VpQRe7-33W6 for details.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here