A winter storm warning remains in effect for northeastern Indiana, northwestern Ohio and southern lower Michigan until 4 p.m. EST today. A wind chill warning remains in effect for the same areas until 8 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 7. The National Weather Service issued an updated statement at 12:47 p.m. EST, and you can read the entire statement here, but below are the highlights:
* THE ACCUMULATING SNOW HAS ENDED BUT GUSTY WEST WINDS OF 20 TO
35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
DAY. THIS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
WHICH WILL LIKELY KEEP MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE OR RESTRICTED TO
* NEAR STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING TEMPERATURES IN THE 5 TO 15 BELOW
ZERO RANGE ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE TEMPERATURES
FALL TONIGHT INTO THE 10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO RANGE. DEADLY WIND
CHILLS BETWEEN 30 BELOW AND 45 BELOW ZERO CAN BE EXPECTED
* ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. SIGNIFICANT
DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE ROADWAYS TO BE PARTIALLY OR FULLY
IMPASSABLE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.
* VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO THE BLOWING SNOW
THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY.
* FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA WILL OCCUR IN A MATTER OF MINUTES
WITH THESE EXPECTED WIND CHILLS. DEATH WILL ALSO OCCUR IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.