Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Indiana this weekend

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Indiana counties in the News Now Warsaw listening area and a winter storm watch for parts of central and southern Indiana ahead of a weekend storm that could drop up to 7 inches of snow in that region.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST /7 AM CST/
SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST /11 PM CST/ SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
  expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

* WHEN...From 8 AM EST Saturday to midnight EST Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The watch that’s in effect from Friday night through Sunday morning covers 25 Indiana counties and includes the cities of Indianapolis, Bloomington, Columbus, Terre Haute and Vincennes, as well as numerous other communities.

Forecasters say a winter storm system moving in from the southwestern U.S. could potentially drop 4 to 7 inches of snow in the watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.

The weather service says the storm is expected to create hazardous travel conditions.

Forecasters say snowfall amounts may change with any deviations in the strength and path of the storm system.

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