821  
WWUS43 KIWX 180849  
WSWIWX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
349 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
INZ003>007-012-014-MIZ077>081-181700-  
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.A.0001.190119T0300Z-190120T0300Z/  
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-STARKE-MARSHALL-  
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, KNOX,  
NORTH JUDSON, BASS LAKE, PLYMOUTH, BREMEN, CULVER, 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  
349 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /249 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG WITH GUSTY 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 THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE THIS  
EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY  
SNOW, COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS TO 25 TO 35 MPH ON  
SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY EVENING WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR  
THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
INZ008-009-013-015>018-020-022>027-032>034-OHZ001-002-004-005-015-  
016-024-025-181700-  
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.A.0001.190119T0900Z-190120T0900Z/  
NOBLE-DE KALB-PULASKI-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-  
CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-  
WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-  
ALLEN OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF KENDALLVILLE, LIGONIER, ALBION, AUBURN,  
GARRETT, WINAMAC, FRANCESVILLE, MEDARYVILLE, 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, 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  
349 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /249 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG WITH GUSTY 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 NORTHWEST OHIO.  
 
* WHEN...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE TONIGHT  
AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW  
COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS TO 25 TO 35 MPH SATURDAY AND  
SATURDAY EVENING WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR  
THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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