(Emily Kennedy/ABC 57 Meteorologist) The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire listening area. It begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5 and lasts through 10 a.m. on Thursday.
We’ll see a little bit of sunshine before midday on Wednesday, but clouds will move in with snow not far behind.
Snow showers pick up mainly after 5 p.m. The heaviest snow is expected tonight into Thursday morning. Many areas will see snow around 3” with isolated amounts up to 5”. This will likely lead to a slow commute on Thursday morning. A slight chance of snow again on Friday otherwise it’s a fairly quiet weekend.
Today: Mostly cloudy, PM snow. High 33.
Tonight: Snow showers. Low of 26.
Thursday: AM snow, PM flurries. High 32.
Friday: AM flurries then mostly cloudy day. High 33.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/ THURSDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts are possible north and west of US-24. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible along and south of US-24. * WHERE...Snow will mainly effect portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and northwest Ohio north of US-24 while a mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected to effect portions of eastern Indiana and northwest Ohio along and south of US-24. * WHEN...From 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ this afternoon to 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/ Thursday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions especially on untreated secondary roads, bridges, and overpasses. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling.