Winter Storm Warning issued for most of the MNC listening area

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The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana has issued a Winter Storm Warning for most of the 95.3 MNC listening area.

Upward of 6 to 10 inches of snow is expected to fall by Tuesday morning with the highest totals to the east and south of St. Joseph County.

Snow showers will clear out tomorrow by mid to late morning before another round returns tomorrow afternoon and evening. Widespread moderate to heavy snow showers are expected Monday evening through the early morning hours Tuesday.

The highest travel impacts will come late Monday evening and Tuesday morning. Another round of accumulating snow looks to move into Michiana Thursday. Temperatures will slowly warm into the upper 20s to lower 30s by next weekend.

Monday: Snow showers. High 14.

Monday Night: Snow, heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Tuesday: Snow likely before 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 20.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and
  northwest Ohio.

* WHEN...From 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ this evening to 7 AM EST /6
  AM CST/ Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult late this evening into
  Tuesday morning with the greatest impacts likely seen Monday
  night and Tuesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light snow late this evening into the
  overnight hours will bring 1 to 2 inches of accumulation by
  Monday morning. There may be a lull in the accumulating snowfall
  before an area of moderate to locally heavy snow moves in Monday
  evening and persists into the overnight hours before quickly
  ending by Tuesday morning. The expected snowfall late Monday
  afternoon into Monday night, combined with the snowfall tonight
  will bring total storm accumulations to 6 to locally as much as
  10 inches by Tuesday morning. Some blowing and drifting snow
  will occur in rural areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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