... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM EDT this
* timing... snow will continue and be heavy at times this morning.
The snow will taper off by late this afternoon.
* Snow accumulation... 5 to 8 inches... with considerable blowing
and drifting snow.
* Impacts... heavy snowfall rates of one to two inches per hour...
and north winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 40 mph will
result in hazardous travel conditions through this afternoon.
The strong winds may also cause tree branches to be blown
down... possibly resulting in a few power outages. Visibilities
will be near zero in the heaviest snow. The morning commute
will be difficult at best.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds are expected. This will make
travel very hazardous or impossible.
Light Snow Mist
Updated — 8:00 AM EDT on March 12, 2014
Forecast for Defiance (43512)
H 36° / L 3°
H 23° / L 23°
H 48° / L 28°
H 48° / L 25°
H 34° / L 14°
Overcast with snow. High of 36F with a windchill as low as 5F. Windy. Winds from the North at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of snow 100% with accumulations up to 4 in. possible.Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low of 3F with a windchill as low as -11F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 20% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.
Partly cloudy. High of 23F with a windchill as low as -6F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph.Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 23F with a windchill as low as 1F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy. High of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 20 mph.Friday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low of 28F. Winds from the West at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 48F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph.Saturday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 25F with a windchill as low as 14F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 14F. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph.Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 14F with a windchill as low as 5F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph.
Statement as of 5:16 am EDT on March 12, 2014Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 9:50 PM EDT on March 11, 2014Flood Warning
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Maumee River near Defiance
* from Wednesday morning to Saturday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
and crest near 11.0 feet around 8 am Thursday March 13 and fall
below flood stage around 2 PM Friday March 14.
* At 10.0 feet... flooding occurs in Kingsbury and Pontiac Parks.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.3 feet which occurred
on Apr 20 2013.
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