1:30 a.m. 9…N 11 mph…WC -6
Scattered clouds & some blowing & drifting snow…haze with visibility E8.00 miles
Mild snow continues in our japanese & northeastern counties with Rochester, Logansport, Frankfort, Kokomo all reported gentle snow.
Within the slot of drier air within the coronary heart of the realm, there may be truly some clearing occurring. I can see some stars now displaying by way of outdoors.
Some gentle snow can be in our northwestern fringe with Morocco to Kentland again to Kankakee, Illinois with gentle snow.
Blowing & drifting snow proceed with gusts to 26 mph within the viewing space, however it’s not just like the gusts of 30-40 mph earlier with heavy snow.
12:15 a.m.: 12…N 17 G 27…WC -5
Mild snow & blowing snow….E1.50 mile visibility…
Snowfall as of 12:15 a.m.: 8.3″…melted 0.43″ liquid…13″ snow depth, 25″ drifts
Roads are very treacherous to impassable within the space. Widespread blowing & drifting continues area-wide. Floor blizzard circumstances are occurring in rural areas.
Drifts of as much as 4′ are being reported & a number of rural roads are drifted shut.
A number of highways are closed & Journey Warnings are up for Benton, Warren, Fountain, Montgomery, Clinton & Carroll counties which means solely important emergency personnel are to be out on roadways till additional discover. Elsewhere it’s Journey Watch with solely important journey advisable.
I noticed two snowplows being pulled out of drifts & one automobile with flashers in a roadway, however no driver as they had been caught. If you do not want to exit, do not.
Heaviest snowfall is in our japanese & northeastern areas with lighter snowfall westward. It’s even tapering to flurries in our southwestern areas as drier air is available in.
Some extra gentle will pivot in tonight to early within the morning, however accumulations look to run 0.5-2″ moreover.
ON A SIDE NOTE…..
It’s 77 levels at Orlando, Florida as of 12:15 a.m. with a dew level of 72! West Palm Seaside is 80 with a dew level of 74.
67 at Myrtle Seaside, South Carolina, 65 at Wilmington, North Carolina & 69 at Savannah, Georgia.
The excessive immediately at Orlando was 88 & components of the Florida Peninsula had been report heat with low 90s.
10:50 p.m.: 13…N 17 G 26…WC -3
Heavy snow…E0.10 mile visibility…
Snowfall as of 10:50 p.m.: 7.7″….melted to 0.40″ liquid…12.5″ snow depth, 24″ snow drifts
Close to white-out with heaviest snowfall of whole storm proper now with north winds gusting to 26 mph. Visibility lower than 0.1 mile.
Snow falling simply at 1.5-2″ per hour at this location.
Identical within the band from Crawfordsville to Monticello. Very intense forcing.
SR 71 between US 52 & 24 closed & is impassable.
SR 114 is totally drifted shut from Rensselaer to US 41.
Counties underneath Journey Warning (solely Emergency personnel allowed to be out):
Benton, Warren, Fountain, Montgomery, Clinton, Carroll.
Journey Watch is up for the remainder of the realm.
Heavy snow bands proceed with poor visibility.
Snow ought to diminish after 1-2 a.m., then gentle snow & some average snow pivot in from the northwest & west.
6-12″ nonetheless seems like the ultimate whole with 6″ northwest & as much as 12″ far south & southeast.
10 p.m.: 13…N 20 G 26…WC -5
Average snow…E0.50 mile visibility…
Snowfall as of 10 p.m.: 6.4″….melted to 0.29″ liquid…10.5″ snow depth, 21″ snow drifts
6-10″ of snowfall reported over the viewing space as of 10 p.m. with 8-10″ totals from Waveland, Ladoga, Crawfordsville & Darlington & 6-8″ over the remainder of the realm.
Drift experiences are working 18-36″.
I did obtain one report of a rumble of thunder from 2 miles south of Brookston.
I recognize everybody baring the weather to get very important totals! You all are one of the best!
SR 26, SR 28 & SR 352 have been closed from the Indiana/Illinois line to Benton, Warren & northwestern Tippecanoe County.
9 p.m.: 14….NNE 15 G 22…WC -1
Heavy snow…E0.25 mile visibility…1″ in previous hour
Snowfall whole (as of 8:45 p.m.) at WLFI ob web site: 6.0″……melted to 0.24″ liquid….10″ snow depth, 21″ drifts
Very sturdy rising air movement with +100-knot higher jet streak now & negatively-tiled higher trough. Heavy snowfall is occuring in a deep, moisture-rich with good temperatures for environment friendly snow-making under that jet streak.
Vertical velocities & carry are spectacular. A rumble of thunder isn’t out of the query on condition that intense rising air movement with bits of CAPE.
8:15 p.m.: 14….NNE 10 G 24…WC 1
Average snow with E0.75 visibility
Snowfall whole (as of seven:45 p.m.) at WLFI ob web site: 5.5″……melted to 0.20″ liquid….9.5″ snow depth, 18″ drifts
Peak measured wind gusts to this point (with sustained winds 20-30 mph measured):
38 mph 2 W Rochester…3 E Attica
36 mph 3 E Fowler
34 mph Athens…Peru Municipal Airport
33 mph 5 S Montmorenci
32 mph Kentland Municipal Airport…Remington…Morocco
31 mph Galveston…Purdue College Airport
30 mph Covington…Frankfort Municipal Airport
29 mph Crawfordsville Municipal Airport…2 NW Crawfordsville…1 S New Market
26 mph Logansport-Cass County Airport
7:45 p.m.: 14….NNE 10 G 24…WC 1
Mild snow right here, blowing & drifting…………..heaviest in two bands over the realm at 1-1.5″ per hour: Remington to Covington & Grissom to Crawfordsville. E1.50 miles at WLFI ob web site, however as little as 0.1 mile within the two bands of heaviest snow.
Snowfall whole at WLFI ob web site: 5.5″……melted to 0.20″ liquid….9.5″ snow depth, 18″ drifts
Totals within the viewing space fluctuate from 4-8″ over the realm. 8″ West Level…7″ Grass Creek…6″ Frankfort…6″ West Lafayette…7″ Crawfordsville…7″ Dayton…6″ Delphi…5″ Fowler, Morocco…5.5″ Kentland…
Benton, Warren, Fountain, Montgomery, Clinton all underneath Journey Warnings which implies (per IDHS):
1. Chorus from all journey
2. Adjust to needed emergency measures
3. Cooperate with public officers and catastrophe providers in executing emergency operations plans
4. Obey and adjust to the lawful instructions of correctly recognized officers
Remainder of the realm is underneath Journey Watch which implies solely important journey resembling to and from work or in emergency conditions advisable.
6:30 p.m.: 14….NNE 18 G 32…WC -3
Heavy snow, E0.15 mile visibility….white-out circumstances occurring in a number of components of the realm.
Snowfall totals are 4-7″ over the realm at the moment. Drift as much as 2.5′ being reported.
Journey Watch area-wide apart from Tippecanoe & Howard counties per IDHS & county commissioners. Journey Warnings are lining up over the southern half of the state.
CR 600N at Prophets Rock Highway is closed till Tuesday as a consequence of deep snow. Battle Floor officers are asking any vacationers to make use of SR 225 as various route.
US 24 west of Peru has site visitors fully stopped & backed up.
5:30 p.m.: 14…..NNE 21 G 31….WC -4
Heavy snow, E0.15 mile visibility at our WLFI ob web site…..white-out circumstances & blizzard-type circumstances are overspreading whole space.
Snowfall totals since this morning are working 2-6″ with drifts of as much as 3′ already being reported.
Heaviest snowfall ought to happen now to midnight with winds gusting 30-40 mph resulting in white-out, blizzard-type circumstances.
It can proceed to snow through the night time with widespread blowing & drifting & many roads changing into impassable, the charges simply will not be as heavy.
I don’t count on huge enchancment in roads till noon tomorrow & into the afternoon.