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Winter storm warning issued for northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio

January 18, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for northeast Indiana and most of northwest Ohio will bring 4 to 8 inches of snow to the area this weekend.

The weather service said moderate to heavy snow, combined with gusty northeast winds, would create hazardous travel conditions, blowing and drifting snow, with reduced visibilities in some areas.

The weather service said:

A 10-county area of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, including Allen County, should expect 4 to 6 inches of snow between 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, with locally higher amounts possible. The heaviest snow is expected from Saturday morning through early Saturday afternoon. Other counties included are DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, Noble, Wabash and Whitley counties in Indiana and Defiance, Paulding and Williams counties in Ohio. Adams and Wells counties in Indiana and Van Wert County, Ohio, should expect 5 to 8 inches of snow between 4 a.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday, with locally higher amounts possible. The heaviest snow is expected from Saturday morning through late Saturday afternoon. LaGrange and Steuben counties in Indiana should expect 4 to 7 inches between 9 p.m. tonight and 5 p.m. Saturday, with locally higher amounts possible. The heaviest snow is expected from late this evening through mid-morning Saturday.

An area including Mercer County, Ohio, remained under a winter storm watch, with 5 to 8 inches of snow expected from late tonight through late Saturday night, the weather service said.

 

 

 

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