Weather

Blizzard warning issued for northern Indiana

Conditions are deteriorating fast in our northern locations.  The combination of heavy snowfall and high winds is resulting in blizzard conditions.  This has resulted in a blizzard warning and it will be in effect until 7 AM.

You can see the warned area in the map at the top of this post.  The counties under a blizzard warning are represented by the color white.  This includes Cass, Grant, Miami, Wabash & White County.

Blizzard conditions will last for several hours and this will have a large impact on this area.  This will:

  • Make roads impassable in many area.  Snow emergencies are being declared in many of these counties by the local offices.
  • Whiteout conditions are expected.  Visibility will be reduced to 1/4 of a mile or less due to blowing snow.
  • The dangerously cold temperatures could lead to frost bite or hypothermia and it can occur in a matter of minutes.  The NWS specifically warns, “death will occur if precautions are not taken.”
 

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