The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Fort Wayne, Indiana, in effect from January 30, 07:00 PM EST until January 31, 07:00 PM EST:
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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
345 PM EST Sat Jan 30 2021
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Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, 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, Monon, Brookston, 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, Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic, Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima, and Spencerville
345 PM EST Sat Jan 30 2021 /245 PM CST Sat Jan 30 2021/
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ SUNDAY…
* WHAT…Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches. Isolated higher accumulations are possible.
* WHERE…Portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.
* WHEN…From 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ this evening to 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ Sunday.
* IMPACTS…Travel will be very difficult.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow will rapidly develop across the warning area by early evening, becoming heavy at times with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour possible this evening. The snow will continue into Sunday, slowly tapering from west to east.
Travel is not advised in the warning area. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
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- The National Weather Service’s official website