Indiana District 1 Skywarn

Indiana District 1 Skywarn Our purpose is to assist the National Weather Service during times of severe weather and emergency situations under the auspices of Porter County EMA

Operating as usual

12/01/2020

This is a test of the Porter County Emergency Alert System. In the event of an emergency, this system would bring you important information.

12/01/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued December 01 at 8:55AM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...Lake Effect Snow Showers to Taper off...
Lake effect snow showers, and some freezing drizzle, can continue
in some areas through midday and gradually diminish.
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ THIS
MORNING...
Lake effect snow showers, and some freezing drizzle, can continue
through midday. However, air and pavement temperatures are rising
above freezing. Precipitation is expected to gradually diminish.
Snow pack from yesterday`s snowfall varies greatly over small
distances, and blowing snow can be an issue in open areas that
received heavy snow. Motorists should be alert for variable
conditions.

12/01/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 01 at 4:20AM EST until December 01 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
* WHAT...Areas of slippery travel conditions due to a mix of light
freezing rain and light lake effect snow. Minor glazing of ice
and minor snow accumulation of less than a half inch are
possible on untreated surfaces. North winds will continue to
gust up to 35 mph this morning along the Lake Michigan
shoreline.
* WHERE...Northeast Porter County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM CST this morning.
* IMPACTS...A glaze of ice is possible on untreated sidewalks,
bridges, and overpasses. This may make travel hazardous,
including along highways 80, 90 and 94. Plan on patches of
slippery road conditions early this morning and use caution as
a glaze of ice has been reported in some areas overnight.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

12/01/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued December 01 at 4:12AM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM
CST/ THIS MORNING...
* WHAT...Light lake effect snow showers along with light rain and
freezing rain causing extremely slippery roads will persist
until mid morning inland from Lake Michigan.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte and Starke Counties. In Michigan,
Berrien County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be hazardous due to recent snowfall and
some light ice accumulations on surfaces. Many roads will be
snow covered and slippery.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Road conditions may not improve much until
this afternoon.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

12/01/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued November 30 at 10:54PM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM
CST/ TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Periodic bands of moderate lake effect snow expected with
an additional 1 to 3 inches of accumulation expected within the
heaviest bands. Some of the snow may mix with rain, and with
temperatures around freezing, roads and sidewalks may become
icy.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte and Starke Counties. In Michigan,
Berrien County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult through Tuesday morning.
Roads will be snow covered and slippery, and in areas where rain
and snow is mixing and temperatures are around freezing, there
could be patches of ice. Minor ice accumulation is possible,
especially on elevated surfaces.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Visibility and road conditions will vary
greatly over small distances. Snow accumulations will be
extremely variable.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. Motorists should use
extreme caution entering these snow bands.

12/01/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 10:34PM EST until December 01 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Slippery travel conditions expected due to freezing rain
mixed with lake effect snow. Light ice accumulations up to 0.05
inches, and snow less than 1 inch. North winds this evening
will gust as high as 40 mph along the Lake Michigan shoreline
and to 35 mph inland.
* WHERE...Porter County.
* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...A glaze of ice is expected on sidewalks, bridges, and
overpasses. This will make travel hazardous, including along
highways 80, 90 and 94. Lake effect snow can also produce
rapidly changing conditions, including sharp reductions in
visibility, over short distances. Plan on slippery road
conditions tonight and use caution as a glaze of ice has been
reported in some areas.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 3:55PM EST until December 01 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible under a lake effect
band, but many locations in Porter County may see little if any
snowfall from this event. North winds this evening will gust as
high as 40 mph along the Lake Michigan shoreline and to 35 mph
inland.
* WHERE...Porter County.
* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over
short distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially
under any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the
strong north winds will result in difficult travel for high
profile vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana,
developing this morning and persisting through early Tuesday
morning.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued November 30 at 3:29PM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM
CST/ TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Periodic bands of heavy lake effect snow expected with
total snow accumulations of up to 8 inches within the heaviest
bands. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause blowing and
drifting snow into Tuesday morning.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte and Starke Counties. In Michigan,
Berrien County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Heavy snow rates paired
with strong wind gusts will significantly reduce visibility at
times. Travel this evening through Tuesday morning will be
hazardous.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Visibility and road conditions will vary
greatly over small distances. Snow accumulations will be
extremely variable.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. Motorists should use extreme
caution entering these snow bands.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 12:12PM EST until November 30 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts
possible. North winds gusting as high as 45 mph along the Lake
Michigan shoreline and to 40 mph inland through this afternoon.
* WHERE...Lake County Indiana.
* WHEN...Through 9 PM CST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over
short distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially
under any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the
strong north winds will result in difficult travel for high
profile vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana,
developing this morning and continuing into this evening.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 12:12PM EST until December 01 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches across Porter County and
northeast Jasper County. North winds gusting as high as 45 mph
along the Lake Michigan shoreline and to 40 mph inland through
this afternoon.
* WHERE...Porter and Jasper Counties.
* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over
short distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially
under any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the
strong north winds will result in difficult travel for high
profile vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana,
developing this morning and persisting through early Tuesday
morning.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued November 30 at 12:06PM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM
CST/ TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Periodic bands of heavy lake effect snow expected with
total snow accumulations of up to 8 inches within the heaviest
bands. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause blowing and
drifting snow from this afternoon into Tuesday morning.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte and Starke Counties. In Michigan,
Berrien County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Travel can be very difficult. Heavy snow rates paired
with strong wind gusts will significantly reduce visibility at
times. The hazardous conditions will likely impact the commutes
this evening and Tuesday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Visibility and road conditions will vary
greatly over small distances. Snow accumulations will be
extremely variable.
Motorists should use extreme caution entering these snow bands.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued November 30 at 4:24AM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/
TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Periodic bands of heavy lake effect snow expected with
total snow accumulations of up to 8 inches within the heaviest
bands. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause blowing and
drifting snow from this afternoon into Tuesday morning.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte and Starke Counties. In Michigan,
Berrien County.
* WHEN...Until 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Blowing snow will
significantly reduce visibility at times. The hazardous
conditions will likely impact the commutes this evening and
Tuesday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Bands of heavy lake effect snow will
develop this morning and persist tonight before weakening early
Tuesday. Snow accumulations will be extremely variable.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 4:22AM EST until November 30 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts
possible. North winds gusting as high as 45 mph along the Lake
Michigan shoreline and to 40 mph inland through this afternoon.
* WHERE...Lake County Indiana.
* WHEN...Through 9 PM CST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over short
distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially under
any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the strong
north winds will result in difficult travel for high profile
vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana,
developing this morning and continuing into this evening.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 30 at 4:22AM EST until December 01 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches across Porter County and
northeast Jasper County. North winds gusting as high as 45 mph
along the Lake Michigan shoreline and to 40 mph inland through
this afternoon.
* WHERE...Porter and Jasper Counties.
* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over short
distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially under
any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the strong
north winds will result in difficult travel for high profile
vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana,
developing this morning and persisting through early Tuesday
morning.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling 1-
800-261-7623.

11/30/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Watch
Winter Storm Watch issued November 29 at 10:36PM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST /2 AM CST/
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Total snow
accumulations in heavier lake effect snow bands in excess of 6
inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte, St. Joseph IN, Starke and
Marshall Counties. In Michigan, Berrien County.
* WHEN...From late tonight through Tuesday morning.
* IMPACTS...Travel could become difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact travel Monday morning through Tuesday
morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain will quickly change to snow Monday
morning. Heavy snow bands are expected to develop soon after
daybreak. Snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible.
Snow accumulations in this watch area are likely to vary
greatly from less than 3 inches to more than 6 inches.
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

11/29/2020

NWS:

Winter Storm Watch
Winter Storm Watch issued November 29 at 3:17PM EST until December 01 at 9:00AM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Total snow accumulations
in heavier lake effect snow bands in excess of 6 inches
possible. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
* WHERE...In Indiana, La Porte, St. Joseph IN, Starke and
Marshall Counties. In Michigan, Berrien County.
* WHEN...From late tonight through Tuesday morning.
* IMPACTS...Travel could become difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact travel Monday morning through Tuesday
morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain will quickly change to snow Monday
morning. Heavy snow bands are expected to develop soon after
daybreak. Snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible.
Snow accumulations in this watch area are likely to vary greatly
from less than 3 inches to more than 6 inches.
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

11/29/2020

NWS:

Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory issued November 29 at 2:45PM EST until November 30 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Chicago
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM CST
MONDAY...
* WHAT...Lake effect snow and strong winds expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts
possible. North winds gusting as high as 45 mph along the Lake
Michigan shoreline and to 40 mph inland late tonight into Monday
afternoon.
* WHERE...Lake County Indiana.
* WHEN...From 3 AM to 9 PM CST Monday.
* IMPACTS...Lake effect snow can produce rapidly changing
conditions, including sharp reductions in visibility, over short
distances. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially under
any heavier lake effect snow bands. Additionally, the strong
north winds will result in difficult travel for high profile
vehicles on west to east oriented roads. The hazardous
conditions due to snow and wind will likely impact the
interstate 80, 90 and 94 corridors through northwest Indiana
late tonight and during the day Monday.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for Indiana are available by calling
1-800-261-7623.

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