PUTNAM COUNTY - Winter storm watch in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night.

The national weather service in northern Indiana has issued a winter storm watch. Which is in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night.

Hazardous weather...

* timing... Light snow is expected to develop after sunrise Tuesday morning. The snow will pick up in coverage and intensity during the mid to late morning hours Tuesday. The period of heaviest snow is expected late Tuesday afternoon through a portion of the overnight hours Tuesday night. Some sleet may also mix in with the snow Tuesday morning... Especially south of the route 30 corridor.

* Snow accumulations... Storm total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible by late Tuesday night


* periods of moderate to heavy snow will result in snow covered roads and hazardous travel conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant snow... Sleet... Or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Information from http://www.weather.com/weather/alerts/localalerts/45875?phenomena=WS&significance=A&areaid=OHZ016&office=KIWX&etn=0002