THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THIS AREA INCLUDING PUTNAM COUNTY FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO 1 AM EST MONDAY. A WIND CHILL WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND CHILL WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE THIS EVENING. THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND INCREASE TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH SUNDAY EVENING. THIS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES WILL DROP DRASTICALLY SUNDAY NIGHT WITH LOWS BETWEEN 7 BELOW AND 17 BELOW ZERO. DEADLY WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 30 BELOW AND 45 BELOW ZERO CAN BE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.