Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
350 PM EST TUE JAN 18 2011

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL INDIANA LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRINGING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-190500-
/O.NEW.KIND.WS.A.0001.110120T0600Z-110121T0600Z/
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-
DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…LAFAYETTE…FRANKFORT…KOKOMO…
CRAWFORDSVILLE…ANDERSON…MUNCIE…INDIANAPOLIS…TERRE HAUTE…
SHELBYVILLE…BLOOMINGTON…COLUMBUS…VINCENNES…BEDFORD…
SEYMOUR
350 PM EST TUE JAN 18 2011

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT: ROADS WILL BECOME VERY SLIPPERY DUE TO HEAVY SNOW
AND DRIFTS…REDUCED VISIBILITIES…TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
HAZARDOUS. RUSH HOURS WILL BE AFFECTED.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 6 INCHES

* TIMING: HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED DURING THE THURSDAY 7 AM TO
7PM TIME FRAME.

* OTHER IMPACTS: WINDS WILL INCREASE ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE STORM
CAUSING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW…SLEET…OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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77/TDUD

(From The National Weather Service Forecast Center, Indianapolis)

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