Winter Weather Warning

Winter storms to ravage the Northwest Indiana Vicinity


Sarah Sahli

A massive winter storm is on its way to our area. Its name is Landon, and tonight, it will bring rain showers around 5 pm in Northwest Indiana, which will turn awfully dangerous as temperatures drop. According to the National Weather Service, Chesterton will experience showers that will last through the night, and due to an expected drop in temperature, the rain will transform to snow and ice. Due to the lake effect snow phenomena, a projected eight to twelve inches of snow will accumulate with some snow rates as high as one inch per hour. The snow showers continue throughout the day on Wednesday, February 2. Meteorologists expect an additional three to six inches of snow to fall the following day. As a result of the severe weather, driving and traveling conditions will be dangerous. Ice and fresh snow will cover the roads. It is important to implement many safety precautions when traveling which can be found here.