First Alert Weather Day issued Monday - Tuesday morning
Rain moves out. Wind moves in. A strong cold front arrives Sunday night and will usher in some of the coldest air of the season so far. Expect wind gusts Monday to approach 40+ mph in spots with wind chills in the teens.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - TONIGHT: Areas of fog can be expected through Sunday evening as a short-lived warm-front passes through the area. A STRONG cold front will quickly move in overnight and will bring very gusty wind speeds and a temperature whiplash to Michiana.
MONDAY FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: First Alert Weather Day has been issued for strong gusty wind speeds, wind chills in the teens all day, and light lake effect snow showers. Becoming very windy with gusts 40+ mph in spots Monday morning through early afternoon. Frigid air moves into Michiana with the wind. Wind chill values will range from the upper teens to lower 20s throughout much of the daytime hours. Expect wind chill values to fall into the single digits Monday night through Tuesday morning. A few lake flurries to light lake effect snow showers are possible mainly along and north of U.S. 6. A coating of snow is possible in spots mainly north of U.S. 6, up to 1 inch north of the Indiana Toll Road. Highs will remain nearly steady all day in the lower 30s.
TUESDAY FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: First Alert Weather Day has been issued through noon Tuesday for the first single-digit wind chill values of the season. A few peeks of sun will greet Michiana with afternoon high temperatures struggling to make it out of the 20s. Wind: WSW 5-15 mph. Slight chance of light snow showers developing Tuesday evening and night.
LONG RANGE: Light snow showers may develop Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Still, very little snow accumulation is expected. Our next system we are watching heads our way Thursday in the form of rain and snow. Remaining active as we head through next weekend with a system that we will continue to monitor. Warming trend after next weekend.
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