Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Posted: January 11, 2012 in WBOW, Weather
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Looks like snow is on the way……  Currently they are predicting 1-3 inches of accumulation for much of the Wabash Valley, with slighty higher amounts of 2-4 inches along and north of Interstate 70.   There could be local amounts of up to 5 inches along and north of Interstate 74.

 

Here is the latest from the National Weather Service in Indianapolis:

 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 1 PM
EST FRIDAY...
.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO CENTRAL
INDIANA TOMORROW THROUGH FRIDAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME
STRONG BEHIND THE SYSTEM RESULTING IN BLOWING SNOW THROUGH FRIDAY.
THIS WILL CAUSE DRIFTING AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY
TO 1 PM EST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLIPPERY ROADS DURING THURSDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY
  MORNING RUSH HOURS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DRIFTING AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN COUNTIES/2 TO
  4 INCHES ACROSS THE CENTRAL PORTIONS OF CENTRAL INDIANA/1 TO 3
  INCHES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.


A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
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