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St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Noble-Marshall-Kosciusko-Berrien-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-
Including the cities of South Bend, Mishawaka, New Carlisle,
Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Lagrange, Topeka,
Shipshewana, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Plymouth, Bremen,
Culver, Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone, Niles,
Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan,
Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis,
Three Rivers, White Pigeon, and Mendon
341 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on
Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches, with
localized amounts up to 12 inches, are possible. Blowing and
drifting snow also possible with strong and gusty northwest
* WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan.
* WHEN...From late tonight through Wednesday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting between 30 and 40 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow making travel
difficult, especially on east west roads. Snowfall rates of 1 to
3 inches per hour will be possible within the stronger lake
effect bands. Whiteout conditions will likely occur in these
A Winter Storm Watch for heavy lake effect snow means there is a
potential for a large amount of snow in only a few hours.
Visibilities and depth of snow can vary greatly, impacting travel
significantly. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.