NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Marion, Indiana, United States  Lat: 40.55N, Lon: 85.67W
Wx Zone: INZ032
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...FIRST SNOW OF THE WINTER SEASON EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...
A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHWARD OUT OF CANADA
AND DOWN THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. THIS
FEATURE WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO
THE AREA. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. MUCH COLDER AIR
WILL FILTER INTO THE REGION TONIGHT RESULTING IN THE RAIN SHOWERS
CHANGING OVER TO SNOW SHOWERS BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE TONIGHT. SOME
BANDS OF MODERATE SNOW MAY DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
KENTUCKY. WHILE THIS SNOW WILL BE FIGHTING RELATIVELY WARM GROUND
TEMPERATURES...AN INCH OR LESS OF SLUSHY SNOW ON GRASS AND ELEVATED
SURFACES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS EAST OF A LINE FROM FRANKFORT
TO ALBANY KENTUCKY. IN AREAS OUT TOWARD I-65 AND POINTS
WEST...LITTLE...IF ANY...SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 30S TONIGHT AND WINDS GUSTING
INTO THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE...WIND CHILL READINGS WILL MAKE IT
FEEL LIKE IT IS IN THE 20S THIS EVENING.
STAY TUNED TO NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO AND YOUR LOCAL MEDIA
FOR THE LATEST ON THIS WINTER WEATHER SITUATION.

WIND ADVISORY

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...
.NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS BERRIEN
AND LA PORTE COUNTIES WHERE A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING. WIND GUSTS MAY APPROACH 50 MPH ELSEWHERE
ACROSS THE WIND ADVISORY AREA.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS
EVENING...
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH.
IMPACTS...
* DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES.
* SMALL BRANCHES MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...
.NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS BERRIEN
AND LA PORTE COUNTIES WHERE A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING. WIND GUSTS MAY APPROACH 50 MPH ELSEWHERE
ACROSS THE WIND ADVISORY AREA.
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS
EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM
CDT/ THIS EVENING. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60 MPH.
IMPACTS...
* DRIVING WILL LIKELY BE VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGHER PROFILE VEHICLES.
* SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED TREE BRANCHES MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.
* POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

FREEZE WARNING

CORRECTED TO REMOVE EXTRA WORDING IN DOUBLE FREEZE WARNING SEGMENT
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT /4 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM EDT
/9 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ SATURDAY
TO 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT /4 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM
EDT /9 AM CDT/ SATURDAY. A FREEZE WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED
FROM 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ SATURDAY TO 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/
SUNDAY. THE FREEZE WATCHES ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL FALL TO AROUND THE FREEZING MARK
SATURDAY MORNING. COLDER READINGS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING
AS THE HEART OF A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY. EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO DROP INTO THE 20S FOR MANY
LOCATIONS.
* TIMING...BREEZY CONDITIONS TONIGHT WILL KEEP READINGS FROM
FALLING TOO FAST. FREEZING TEMPERATURES SHOULD BEGIN A FEW HOURS
BEFORE DAYBREAK AND CONTINUE PAST SUNRISE. CALMER CONDITIONS
SATURDAY NIGHT WILL MEAN A QUICKER DROP IN TEMPERATURES...WITH
SOME LOCATIONS REACHING THE FREEZING MARK LATE SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...THE FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BRING
AN EFFECTIVE END TO THE GROWING SEASON.

FREEZE WARNING

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
* TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL FALL TO LOWS FROM 28 TO 32
DEGREES SATURDAY MORNING AND AND IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S
SUNDAY MORNING.
* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING FROM ABOUT 1 AM
TO 10 AM EACH MORNING.
* IMPACTS...UNPROTECTED OUTDOOR PLANTS WILL LIKELY BE DAMAGED OR
KILLED.

FREEZE WATCH

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
* TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL FALL TO LOWS FROM 28 TO 32
DEGREES SATURDAY MORNING AND AND IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S
SUNDAY MORNING.
* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING FROM ABOUT 1 AM
TO 10 AM EACH MORNING.
* IMPACTS...UNPROTECTED OUTDOOR PLANTS WILL LIKELY BE DAMAGED OR
KILLED.

LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
/4 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...
A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM
CDT/ SATURDAY.
VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN WILL CAUSE 10 TO
20 FOOT WAVES ALONG THE SHORELINE TODAY AND TONIGHT WHICH WILL
CAUSE SOME BEACH EROSION AND MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING. THE WAVES
WILL ALSO FREQUENTLY WASH OVER PIERS AND BREAKWALLS. TO AVOID
BEING SWEPT INTO THE DEEP LAKE WATERS... DO NOT VENTURE ONTO
PIERS OR BREAKWALLS TODAY OR TONIGHT.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO THIS
EVENING...WITH THE FOCUS GRADUALLY SHIFTING FARTHER WEST INTO
LAKE COUNTY INDIANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
* SNOW...HEAVY BURSTS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AND
COULD EVEN BE ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. VISIBILITIES
WITHIN SOME OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL BECOME DRAMATICALLY
REDUCED...POTENTIALLY TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN ISOLATED
AREAS.
* ACCUMULATION...LOCALIZED SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON GRASSY AREAS. THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOWFALL TOTALS.
* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BEING WIND
WHIPPED AND FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...NEAR THE LAKE NORTHERLY WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH...INLAND NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
EVENING...
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

FREEZE WARNING

...FREEZE WARNING MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EDT SATURDAY...
* IMPACTS...SENSITIVE UNCOVERED VEGETATION WILL DIE.

FREEZE WARNING

...FIRST WIDESPREAD FREEZING TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND...
.CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL USHER IN MUCH COLDER AIR INTO THE
QUAD STATE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TODAY. AS THE
WINDS DIMINISH AND SKIES CLEAR OUT...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE
FOR FREEZING TEMPERATURES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...AND AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. ALTHOUGH
FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE PRIMARY CONCERN...WINDS WILL
LIMIT FROST DEVELOPMENT FRIDAY NIGHT...BUT MODERATE TO HEAVY
FROST WILL BE LIKELY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT TO
8 AM CST SUNDAY...
A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT TO
8 AM CST SUNDAY.
FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP BELOW
FREEZING NO LATER THAN 10 PM CDT SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS
RANGING BETWEEN 25 AND 30 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS WILL BE TWO FOLD. COLD TEMPERATURES FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY MORNING WILL DAMAGE SENSITIVE PLANTS LEFT UNCOVERED
AND LEFT OUTDOORS. MODERATE TO HEAVY FROST EXPECTED SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING WILL ALSO DAMAGE PLANTS. THE COLD
TEMPERATURES WILL PUT AN END TO THE OUTDOOR GROWING SEASON.

LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM CDT SATURDAY...
* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF UP TO 23 FT
WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING NEAR THE LAKE.
* TIMING...THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.
* IMPACTS...MINOR BEACH EROSION AND FLOODING OF COASTAL AREAS CAN
BE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY FROM PIERS AND BREAK WALLS...OCCASIONAL
ROGUE WAVES ARE LIKELY AND COULD STRIKE WITH LITTLE WARNING AND
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO THE LAKE.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...A TASTE OF WINTER CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT...
COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL FILTER INTO THE REGION IN THE WAKE OF
A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH WILL SWEEP EAST THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY
TODAY. BY THIS EVENING TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 30S ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA. STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
UP TO 35 MPH WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES DROPPING INTO THE
20S AND LOWER 30S THIS EVENING.
IN ADDITION TO THE COLD AND WINDY CONDITIONS...RAIN SHOWERS WILL
MIX WITH SNOW DURING THE EVENING AND THEN CHANGE TO SNOW
OVERNIGHT.
MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...
MAINLY ON GRASSY AREAS OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN INDIANA...WESTERN
OHIO AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY.
IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED TONIGHT...BE PREPARED FOR
COLD TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WINDS AND RAIN SHOWERS CHANGING TO SNOW
SHOWERS.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
Warning Expiration: 5138 GMT 81 6883

...A BLUSTERY EVENING AHEAD...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS CENTRAL INDIANA TODAY. THIS
WILL RESULT IN COLD AIR ARRIVING IN CENTRAL INDIANA BY THIS
EVENING WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 30S. STRONG WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH WILL RESULT IN WIND
CHILL VALUES IN THE 20S.
FURTHERMORE AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL ARRIVE IN THE
AREA AND MAY BRING A MIX OF SNOW OR ICE PELLETS TO MUCH OF
CENTRAL INDIANA DURING THE EVENING HOURS. LITTLE TO NO
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.
IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED THIS EVENING...BE PREPARED
FOR A TASTE OF EARLY WINTER...INCLUDING COLD TEMPERATURES...GUSTY
WINDS AND SNOW SHOWERS OR ICE PELLETS.