NWS: Bitterly cold wind chills tonight

 

National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for our area:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
330 PM EST MON JAN 18 2016

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LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MICHIGAN CITY…LA PORTE…SOUTH BEND…MISHAWAKA…NEW CARLISLE…WALKERTON…ELKHART…GOSHEN…NAPPANEE…LAGRANGE…TOPEKA…SHIPSHEWANA…ANGOLA…FREMONT…KENDALLVILLE…LIGONIER…ALBION…AUBURN…GARRETT…KNOX…NORTH JUDSON…BASS LAKE…WINAMAC…FRANCESVILLE…MEDARYVILLE…PLYMOUTH…BREMEN…CULVER…ROCHESTER…AKRON…WARSAW…WINONA LAKE…SYRACUSE…MENTONE…COLUMBIA CITY…TRI-LAKES…SOUTH WHITLEY…FORT WAYNE…NEW HAVEN…MONTICELLO…BROOKSTON…MONON…LOGANSPORT…ROYAL CENTER…PERU…GRISSOM AFB…MEXICO…WABASH…NORTH MANCHESTER…HUNTINGTON…ROANOKE…BLUFFTON…OSSIAN…DECATUR…BERNE…MARION…GAS CITY…UPLAND…HARTFORD CITY…MONTPELIER…PORTLAND…DUNKIRK…STURGIS…THREE RIVERS…WHITE PIGEON…MENDON…COLDWATER…BRONSON…
HILLSDALE…LITCHFIELD…JONESVILLE…BRYAN…WAUSEON…ARCHBOLD…FAYETTE…SWANTON…DEFIANCE…SHERWOOD…HICKSVILLE…NAPOLEON…DESHLER…LIBERTY CENTER…PAULDING…ANTWERP…MELROSE…OTTAWA…PANDORA…KALIDA…FORT JENNINGS…VAN WERT…DELPHOS…OHIO CITY…LIMA…SPENCERVILLE

330 PM EST MON JAN 18 2016 /230 PM CST MON JAN 18 2016/

…BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT…

THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND WEST WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 10 BELOW AND 15 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH THIS EVENING BUT DIMINISH SLIGHTLY OVERNIGHT TO AROUND 4 TO 8 MPH TOWARD DAYBREAK. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUT…DRESS IN LAYERS AND COVER ALL EXPOSED SKIN TO AVOID FROSTBITE…WHICH CAN OCCUR IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES.

 

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