Wind Chill Advisory For Northern Indiana

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1053 AM EST THU JAN 20 2011

…WINTER WEATHER AND WIND CHILL ADVISORIES IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT
INTO FRIDAY MORNING FOR FAR SOUTHWESTERN LOWER MICHIGAN INTO
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA…

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL TRACK ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS TO 25 TO 35 MPH WILL USHER IN MUCH COLDER AIR
BEHIND THE FRONT. THIS COLD AIR WILL ALLOW LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TO DEVELOP…ESPECIALLY ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN. LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES COMBINED
WITH THESE GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MIDDAY FRIDAY AS WELL AS
WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 15 BELOW. AWAY FROM THE LAKE…WIND CHILLS OF
15 BELOW TO 20 BELOW WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM LATE THIS EVENING INTO
FRIDAY MORNING…ESPECIALLY SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM LAPORTE TO
WARSAW TO MARION.

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LA PORTE-STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITE-
CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MICHIGAN CITY…LA PORTE…KNOX…
NORTH JUDSON…BASS LAKE…WINAMAC…FRANCESVILLE…MEDARYVILLE…
PLYMOUTH…BREMEN…CULVER…ROCHESTER…AKRON…WARSAW…
WINONA LAKE…SYRACUSE…MENTONE…MONTICELLO…BROOKSTON…
MONON…LOGANSPORT…ROYAL CENTER…PERU…GRISSOM AFB…MEXICO…
WABASH…NORTH MANCHESTER…MARION…GAS CITY…UPLAND
1053 AM EST THU JAN 20 2011 /953 AM CST THU JAN 20 2011/

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST /10 PM
CST/ THIS EVENING TO NOON EST /11 AM CST/ FRIDAY…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST /10 PM
CST/ THIS EVENING TO NOON EST /11 AM CST/ FRIDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…15 BELOW TO 20 BELOW FROM LATE THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* OTHER IMPACTS…WIND CHILLS AT THESE VALUES MAY CAUSE
FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN WITHIN 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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