Beware of slippery road conditions Monday afternoon, evening w/Winter Weather Advisory in effect

(Photo supplied/National Weather Service of Northern Indiana)

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17. Freezing rain is likely, possibly mixed with snow, making for slippery road conditions.


* WHAT...Light freezing drizzle or very light freezing rain
  mixed with snow at times producing a light glaze of ice along
  with snow accumulations of an inch or less.

* WHERE...Much of northern Indiana, far southwest Lower Michigan
  and northwest Ohio counties near the Indiana border.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...A glaze of ice will make many untreated roads
  extremely slippery.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Surface weather observations and road
  reports indicated widespread freezing drizzle and very light
  freezing rain were causing a light glaze on many roads
  impacting travel.


If you are travelling this afternoon or evening, exercise extreme
caution. Leave extra time to reach your destination and allow
plenty of space between your vehicle and the one in front of you.
Consider delaying travel if possible.

Temperatures climb near 30 degrees this afternoon. It’s slightly warmer on Tuesday, with highs in the upper 30s. Wednesday morning temperatures start in the 30s, but it gets cooler through the day with another round of lake effect snow showers possible. Snow showers linger into Thursday morning. Thursday and Friday will be cold days, with highs around 20 degrees. Another round of snow is possible Saturday and Sunday.

Your ABC 57 First Warning Neighborhood Weather Center Forecast:

Monday: Lake effect snow showers. Cloudy and breezy. High 30.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy and breezy. High 38.

Wednesday: Few snow showers possible. Temperatures fall from 36.

Thursday: Snow showers. High near 19.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.


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