NWS: Lake Effect Snow Showers today

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The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement warning of lake effect snow showers in our area:

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
441 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

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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, Plymouth, Bremen, Culver, Rochester, Akron, Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone, Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, New Haven, Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington, Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, Berne, Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon, Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, Litchfield, Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Van Wert, and Ohio City
441 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020 /341 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020/

…Light lake effect snow showers to move well inland and hamper travel…

Lake effect snow showers will continue to move across much of far southwest Lower Michigan and northern Indiana today. Drifting snow will likely hamper travel over rural and open roads. Additional snow accumulations should be less than an inch except for areas close to Lake Michigan where around an inch is likely. If you are
traveling today, allow extra time to reach your destination. Watch out for very slippery conditions on secondary roads.

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