782  
WWUS83 KIWX 200902  
SPSIWX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
402 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-  
005-015-016-024-025-201500-  
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-  
STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-  
WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-  
JAY-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-  
FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-  
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,  
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, 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, EDGERTON, WAUSEON,  
ARCHBOLD, SWANTON, DELTA, DEFIANCE, SHERWOOD, HICKSVILLE,  
NAPOLEON, DESHLER, LIBERTY CENTER, PAULDING, ANTWERP, PAYNE,  
OTTAWA, LEIPSIC, COLUMBUS GROVE, CONTINENTAL, PANDORA, VAN WERT,  
OHIO CITY, LIMA, AND SPENCERVILLE  
402 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019 /302 AM CST SUN JAN 20 2019/  
 
...NEGATIVE WIND CHILLS AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH LATE THIS  
MORNING...  
 
THE COMBINATION OF SINGLE DIGIT AIR TEMPERATURES AND NORTH WINDS  
OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 2 DEGREES  
BELOW ZERO TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THESE WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE  
FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN. TAKE  
FREQUENT BREAKS TO WARM UP AND DRESS IN LAYERS IF VENTURING  
OUTDOORS THIS MORNING.  
 
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS  
MORNING. THIS WILL PROLONG ONGOING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS,  
ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADS. SOME RURAL ROADS MAY HAVE BECOME  
IMPASSABLE OVERNIGHT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH SNOW DRIFTS  
AS YOU MAY GET STUCK AND BECOME STRANDED. AS A PRECAUTION, IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, PACK EXTRA BLANKETS, FOOD, WATER AND A SHOVEL AS AN  
EMERGENCY KIT.  
 

 
 
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