Winter storm watch issued for WKVI listening area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the WKVI listening area from Tuesday morning through Tuesday night. Forecasters say light snow will develop early tomorrow with minimal accumulations through sunrise. The snow will increase in coverage and intensity through the day tomorrow, with the heaviest snow expected tomorrow afternoon through tomorrow evening. Accumulations of between 4 and 8 inches are possible by late Tuesday night, and some sleet may also mix in with the snow tomorrow morning, especially south of U.S. 30. As always, we’ll bring you the very latest on the weather and any school or business closings, delays or early dismissals on the air and online at as well as on our Facebook page.

Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Listening Area

Starke, LaPorte and Marshall counties, along with other counties in Northwest Indiana, are under a Winter Storm Watch from 6:00 p.m. CT tonight through Friday morning.

A mixture of rain and snow is expected to develop this afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation is expected this afternoon, but precipitation will become more widespread this evening and will likely be in the form of a rain/snow mix before becoming all snow late this evening into the overnight hours. The snow may be heavy at times before gradually tapering off Friday morning. Heavy, wet snow may fall at rates greater than an inch per hour tonight resulting in slippery and potentially hazardous travel conditions.

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