(La Porte County, IN) - Hometown News Now Staff Meteorologist, Wayne Mahar, has specialized in forecasting weather specifically for La Porte County, Indiana, for nearly a quarter-century. Here are the details of the upcoming winter storm, as Wayne sees it right now:
TODAY: Today is the “Calm Before the Storm.” Mostly cloudy and breezy. Some rain may develop during the afternoon or evening. High today around 40 degrees.
TONIGHT: It’ll be a wet evening with rain throughout most areas. Expect a Winter Storm Warning late tonight through Thursday evening. Look for rain to change over to accumulating snow overnight, and there’s a decent chance many in the area will see between 1 to 3 inches of snow by tomorrow morning. Low tonight near 25 degrees.
WEDNESDAY: Throughout the entire day and night, expect wintry and stormy conditions with plow-able snow accumulation. Brisk and colder. Snow could be moderate to heavy at times. High-temperature Wednesday will be 25 to 30 degrees.
THURSDAY: Snowfall tapering off. Light show throughout the day on Thursday. High around 20 degrees.
Right now, HometownNewsNow.com is calling for area-wide total snow accumulation to be anywhere from 7 to 14 inches, with some places getting more than others.
For the most up-to-date information on the storm, along with closings and cancellations, tune to 96.7 The Eagle (on-air, online, or phone app) and continue to check HometownNewsNow.com.