1-23-18 Northern IN Forecast Update: Light snow works in today, watching for a few slick spots possible tonight. K.

1-23-18 Northern IN Forecast Update: Light snow works in today, watching for a few slick spots possible tonight. K.

INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - La Porte
Synopsis: Good Tuesday morning! Light snow, maybe a few moderate snow showers, work in throughout the morning into the afternoon/evening hours before winding down east late tonight. Surface temps will be above freezing for the first half of the day so not expecting any impacts to the pavement; early afternoon however temps could drop slightly below freezing so we will need to keep an eye on areas left untreated for some slick spots into the overnight...can't rule out a refreeze with whatever liquid remains on the surface. A limiting factor to the refreeze may be the wind as we will be gusting at times to 20-25mph out the WNW. Beyond today high pressure settles Wednesday into Thursday with sunshine and warmer temps working in as well. Our next precipitation chance…
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1-22-18 Afternoon Northern IN short-term: update on remaining rain showers tonight transitioning to snow Tuesday. K.

1-22-18 Afternoon Northern IN short-term: update on remaining rain showers tonight transitioning to snow Tuesday. K.

INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - La Porte
Today's video: http://youtu.be/HeWzePBSlXc?hd=1 Simulated radar as we go throughout the overnight (wouldn't be shocked with a few rumbles of thunder/lightning tonight) into Tuesday as we transition things to some snow showers ~3-5amEST...as we mentioned this morning, not expecting things to accumulate on the pavement as we will be too warm, however, a coating on grassy/elevated surfaces will be possible: Wind guidance shows a transition to northwest winds by ~8-10amTues into the evening, at times gusting to 25-30mph:
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1-22-18 Long-range: Warm week east ahead, colder changes loom into early Feb. Additional Plant ’18 dry concerns discussed as well. K.

1-22-18 Long-range: Warm week east ahead, colder changes loom into early Feb. Additional Plant ’18 dry concerns discussed as well. K.

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Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WmWWm9uaSU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Today's long-range slides PDF: 1-22-18 Long-Range Analysis
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1-22-18 Northern INDOT Forecast Update: Rain showers work east today…targeting lake effect snow showers into Tuesday. K.

1-22-18 Northern INDOT Forecast Update: Rain showers work east today…targeting lake effect snow showers into Tuesday. K.

INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - La Porte
Synopsis: Good Monday morning! Rain showers continue to work east into the Districts this morning, at times moderate showers and a few rumbles of thunder will be possible. We see things transitioning to a mix to snow showers early Tuesday morning by ~rush-hour, however, it's key to note 2 things: the pavement temps will be very warm as this snow falls and temps will be lingering at or slightly below freezing when this falls so most if not all of the snow that falls will melt directly on contact. High pressure conditions settle in later Wednesday into Thursday with some sunshine and warmth returning, with our next shot of rain coming Friday into Saturday as our next system works east. If you have any questions please let us know, have…
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1-19-18 Ohio Valley Forecast: Weekend Warm-up & Late Weekend Storm System Updates. Details Here! D.

1-19-18 Ohio Valley Forecast: Weekend Warm-up & Late Weekend Storm System Updates. Details Here! D.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Ohio
Synopsis: Good Friday morning! Biggest story continues to be the weekend warm-up and the system moving through the Ohio Valley later this weekend bringing widespread rain showers and possibly some snow showers on the backside as it exits the area. Temperatures drop off following this system but we see another warming trend as another area of high pressure moves into the area bringing clear skies. We're monitoring another system next weekend that's looking to be a repeat of the system we're seeing this weekend, we will touch more on this into early next week. Have a great Friday and please reach out if you have any questions! -Daniel Today's video(5 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h3mX9gwSTM Foggy conditions with drizzle and light rain showers work in Saturday evening into Sunday as a warm front…
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1-18-18 Long-range: Discussing the risks for warmth possibly lingering into early Feb before return to cold…latest details here. M.

1-18-18 Long-range: Discussing the risks for warmth possibly lingering into early Feb before return to cold…latest details here. M.

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Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us_QHFos058 PDF: 1-18-18 Long-Range Notes
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1-18-18 Ohio Valley Forecast Update: Warm-up Trend Continues & Weekend Storm Update. Details Here! D.

1-18-18 Ohio Valley Forecast Update: Warm-up Trend Continues & Weekend Storm Update. Details Here! D.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Ohio
Synopsis: Good Thursday morning! We continue to monitor this weekend's storm and build confidence on the timing and placement as it moves through the Ohio Valley Sunday into Monday. First scattered drizzle/light showers looks to start across Illinois and Indiana Saturday night into Sunday as the low pressure continues to move northeast eventually bringing the scattered drizzle into Ohio during the day Sunday and Sunday night. We're looking at the main band of this storm arriving in Illinois Sunday night around midnight CST, crossing over into Indiana around 3-5 am EST, and into Ohio mid-morning Monday. We also discuss the potential for another storm system next week in the video. We begin our warming trend late week into the weekend as well with 50's on the table. We'll continue to monitor and…
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1-17-18 Northern IN Forecast Update: Targeting remaining lake effects now + look at possible t-storms late weekend/Monday. K.

1-17-18 Northern IN Forecast Update: Targeting remaining lake effects now + look at possible t-storms late weekend/Monday. K.

INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - La Porte
Synopsis: Good Wednesday morning! Today we target the last remaining few hours of lake effect snow across northeastern IN, with a nice relax in the pattern, a warm-up and plentiful sunshine expected over the next few days to help start melting some of this recent snow. The next system we target is Sunday into Monday as a potent low pressure system works into the Ohio Valley bringing rain showers even possibly a few gusty storms can't be ruled out. If you have any questions please let us know, have a blessed day! -Kirk Today's video: http://youtu.be/-QOMoK6Gdhw?hd=1 Targeting late weekend/early next week showers and possibly a few gusty t'storms...a nice relax in the pattern coming prior to this with temps warming and plentiful sunshine to help melt some of that snowpack:
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1-16-18 Northern Indiana Forecast Update: Targeting heavy lake effect snowfall into Wed AM…pattern eases with a warm-up into the weekend. K.

1-16-18 Northern Indiana Forecast Update: Targeting heavy lake effect snowfall into Wed AM…pattern eases with a warm-up into the weekend. K.

INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - La Porte
Synopsis: Good Tuesday morning! The primary focus over the next 24 hours will be targeting the lake effect snow band moving slowly west to east throughout the day. We start across Lake/Newton Counties and slowly drift east throughout the morning and early afternoon. At times, 1-2"/hr snowfall rates expected, whiteout conditions possible with vis <0.25mil, blowing and drifting snow with gusts up to 20-25mph also possible so slick spots can't be ruled out. The band will greatly weaken by the time it bleeds east into the Ft. Wayne district locations late tonight into early Wed AM with a light dusting possible. Beyond today we see a relax in the pattern into the weekend with our next targeted precipitation coming late Saturday into Sunday as a warm front and low pressure…
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