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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:55 AM CST Feb. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST
/9 am CST/ Thursday...

Hazardous weather...

* lake effect snow showers will persist into Thursday morning.

* Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will be possible in
   the strongest snowbands with sudden reduction in visibilities
   to near zero at times. The morning commute on Wednesday may be
   adversely affected by bands of heavier lake effect snow showers
   and reduced visibilities.

* Blowing and minor drifting of snow is expected tonight and
   Wednesday.

* Wind chill temperatures will range from 5 below to 5 above zero
   Thursday morning.

* Additional accumulations in the advisory area will be highly
   variable given the frequently moving snow bands... ranging from
   less than an inch to locally as high as 6 inches by late
   Thursday morning. Highest amounts will be in Berrien and Cass
   counties in Michigan... and northeast LaPorte and northern
   Saint Joseph counties in Indiana.

Impacts...

* roads will be snow covered... slick and hazardous for a long
   duration. In addition... low visibilities in lake effect snow
   bands will result in difficult and dangerous travel within the
   advisory area. Some major roads that will be impacted include
   i94... the Indiana toll Road... and routes 31... 20... and 6.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for lake effect snow and blowing snow
means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of
falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling... especially
in open areas.




Local Storm Report
Issued: National Weather Service


02/10/2016 0800 am

Dowagiac, Cass County.

Snow m4.6 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snofwall total. Water equivalent 0.17 inches.
            Snow depth 7 inches.





02/10/2016 0800 am

Dowagiac, Cass County.

Snow m4.6 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snofwall total. Water equivalent 0.17 inches.
            Snow depth 7 inches.





02/10/2016 1230 am

1 miles SSW of Sumnerville, Cass County.

Snow e7.0 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total snow





02/09/2016 1020 PM

Edwardsburg, Cass County.

Snow m6.0 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total... relayed by broadcast media





02/09/2016 0949 am

1 miles ESE of magician lak, Cass County.

Snow m2.8 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station Dowagiac 5.3 NNW /mi-cs-2/




02/09/2016 0900 am

Barron Lake, Cass County.

Snow m2.4 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station Niles 3.5 E /mi-cs-5/





02/09/2016 0800 am

1 miles W of Dowagiac, Cass County.

Snow m2.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Dowagiac 1w /dwgm4/



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