042  
WWUS43 KIWX 190240  
WSWIWX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
940 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
INZ003>007-MIZ077>081-191045-  
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190119T1900Z/  
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-BERRIEN-CASS MI-  
ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MICHIGAN CITY, LA PORTE, SOUTH BEND,  
MISHAWAKA, NEW CARLISLE, WALKERTON, ELKHART, GOSHEN, NAPPANEE,  
LAGRANGE, TOPEKA, SHIPSHEWANA, ANGOLA, FREMONT, 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, AND LITCHFIELD  
940 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /840 PM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST /1 PM  
CST/ SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED ALONG WITH GUSTY  
NORTHEAST WINDS AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EST /1 PM  
CST/ SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA OVERNIGHT AND  
CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW,  
COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 MPH SATURDAY AND EARLY  
SATURDAY EVENING WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO  
BLOWING AND DRIFTING AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 

 
 

 
 
INZ008-009-012>018-020-022>025-OHZ001-002-004-005-015-191045-  
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0001.190119T0900Z-190120T0000Z/  
NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-  
ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-  
DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF 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, BRYAN, MONTPELIER,  
EDGERTON, WAUSEON, ARCHBOLD, SWANTON, DELTA, DEFIANCE, SHERWOOD,  
HICKSVILLE, NAPOLEON, DESHLER, LIBERTY CENTER, PAULDING, ANTWERP,  
AND PAYNE  
940 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /840 PM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM  
CST/ TO 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED ALONG WITH GUSTY  
NORTHEAST WINDS AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TOTAL  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES EXPECTED, WITH LOCALLY  
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ TO 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/  
SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA OVERNIGHT  
AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW,  
COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 30 TO 35 MPH  
SATURDAY AND EARLY SATURDAY EVENING WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS  
TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING AND REDUCED  
VISIBILITIES. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM SATURDAY  
MORNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 

 
 

 
 
INZ026-027-032>034-OHZ016-024-025-191045-  
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0001.190119T0900Z-190120T0300Z/  
WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BLUFFTON, OSSIAN, DECATUR, BERNE, MARION,  
GAS CITY, UPLAND, HARTFORD CITY, MONTPELIER, PORTLAND, DUNKIRK,  
OTTAWA, LEIPSIC, COLUMBUS GROVE, CONTINENTAL, PANDORA, VAN WERT,  
OHIO CITY, LIMA, AND SPENCERVILLE  
940 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM EST  
SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED ALONG WITH GUSTY  
NORTHEAST WINDS AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST OHIO.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.  
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW, COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS UP  
TO 30 TO 35 MPH SATURDAY AND EARLY SATURDAY EVENING WILL CREATE  
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING AND  
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM  
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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