More snow for Tuesday and Wednesday, forecasters say

Look for snow to begin Tuesday and strengthen at night.

Posted on Feb. 3, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.

ELKHART — The northern half of Indiana will see another significant round of snow on Tuesday and Wednesday.

A winter storm watch has been announced by the National Weather Service for all of northern Indiana and total snow accumulations could reach 5 to 7 inches in Elkhart County.The storm watch begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, and extends for 24 hours.

The weather service issued warnings for northern and central Indiana and predicts snow totals could range from 6 to 10 inches, but the forecast for Elkhart points to totals on the lighter end of that range.

At the same time, AccuWeather.com predicts the northern most part of Indiana could see 6 to 12 inches of snow.

Snowfall is expected to begin early Tuesday afternoon and become heavy at times at night. The high will be 24 and the low will fall to about 17.

About 3 to 5 inches is expected to accumulate Tuesday night.

More snow, including some blowing snow, is expected until 1 p.m. Wednesday. The high will be around 22 and the low will be 3.

Thursday will be cold with a high of 10 and a low of minus-5.

Another chance of snow returns Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the weather service said.


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