Late season winter storm could dump as much as 14 inches in some areas

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A heavy snow is expected to sweep across Central and Northern Indiana Tuesday into Wednesday.

Winter storm warnings and advisories extend from North Dakota to Maryland with over a dozen states to be impacted by the storms wintry wrath.  The National Weather Service has extended winter weather advisories as far south as Bloomington and Bedford while upgrading most of Northern Indiana to a winter storm warning.

A northern low pressure system will dive south Tuesday morning and slowly phase with a secondary low in the Central Plains. This low will become the main storm as it tracks into southeast Kentucky Wednesday morning.  A broad area of accumulating snow will be deposited north of the surface low track. The position of this low could cause heavy snowfall in Indiana.

Snowfall will really ramp up around sunset Tuesday evening, Chief Meteorologist Brian Wilkes said. Computer models show Indianapolis could receive between 2.9″ and 6.6″ of snow by Wednesday. More than 9″ is possible in far North Central Indiana.

More information is available in Brian’s updated blog.

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