Weekly weather forecast for Elkhart County, Feb. 17
FORECAST: Cloudy and windy, with between 2 and 4 inches of snow expected in the afternoon into the night. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday.
FORECAST: Sunny with clouds and winds up to 12 mph.
FORECAST: Partly sunny in the day with more clouds forming overnight.
FORECAST: Sixty percent chance of icy showers throughout the day.
FORECAST: Mostly sunny during the day and party cloudy overnight.
Rising temperatures this week will cause melting snow, which could lead to flooding and property damage. Elkhart County is under a hydrologic outlook for the week, meaning the risk of flooding is increased.
Due to the expected rise in temperatures, Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore has asked for residents' help in several weather-related tasks in the coming days.
Though the air temperature will rise this week, the ground temperature will take longer to change.
Goshen Water Utility has issued a system-wide freeze warning to residents because of the prolonged cold spell.