Here is the latest update from the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana regarding the Winter Storm Warning that remains in effect until 10 am on Tuesday morning.
Heavy snow will begin to overspread the area late this afternoon and into tonight from south to north. The heaviest snow is expected between 5 pm today and 2 am Tuesday. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected. Winds will increase with gusts to around 20 to 25 mph and will result in blowing and drifting snow. SUB-ZERO windchills from 0 to 10 below zero tonight into Tuesday morning.
Travel will be hazardous especially on roads in open areas of the county. An “Advisory” level travel advisory is currently in place but may need to be upgraded later based on conditions. An “Advisory” level is the lowest level of travel advisory and simply means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas. Stay tuned to local news or the National Weather Service for further updates regarding this winter storm.