Northwest Indiana Braces for Intense Lake Effect Snow Tonight 


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Porter County, IN – Residents in northwest Indiana are preparing for a significant lake effect snow event forecasted to begin late this evening. 

According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, heavy snowfall with rates of 2 inches per hour is expected to impact northern Porter County, IN, from midnight through 6 AM CST. Officials warn of whiteout conditions and dangerous travel, urging people to avoid non-essential travel along Interstates 94 and 80/90.

The advisory also extends a cautionary note for the coming days, with sub-zero wind chills of -25 to -15 degrees Fahrenheit anticipated west of the Fox River. This cold snap is predicted to last through Sunday morning. 

Residents are advised to limit outdoor time, bring pets indoors, and prepare for bitter cold temperatures that could impact the region until a warmer weather system arrives on Monday, potentially bringing a mix of precipitation including freezing rain, with a risk of hazardous travel during the evening commute.


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