Weather Blog: Heavy Snow Friday Night

Heavy, wet snow is going to make its way back to northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio Friday night. This is going to accumulate and totals are going to range from a dusting to 5 inches, depending on where you live.

Posted: Jan 15, 2020 8:42 PM
Updated: Dec 21, 2020 3:32 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Heavy, wet snow is going to make its way back to northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio Friday night.

The snow is going to last into early Saturday morning.

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This is going to accumulate and totals are going to range from a dusting to 5 inches, depending on where you live.

The communities that are going to see the most snow will be from the northern county line of Whitley and Allen counties to the Michigan border.

These spots will see snow totals ranging from 3 to 5 inches, with isolated spots higher than 5 inches possible.

Areas south of U.S. 224 are going see a dusting to an inch of snow.

But in Wabash, areas south of U.S. 24 are going to fall in that range.

Spots between U.S. 224 and the northern county lines of Whitley and Allen counties are going to see anywhere from 1 to 3 inches.

Between 1 - 7 a.m. Saturday we're going to see some sleet and freezing rain.

Ice accumulations will be in the hundredths of an ice, but that's enough to make everything slippery.

By daybreak Saturday, the wintry mixed will have changed over to all rain, which is going to melt the heavy snow from the night.

If you must travel Friday night or early Saturday morning, make sure to take your time.

Download the FOX 55 Severe Weather Center App to track the snow as it moves into your area at the end of the week.

For more forecast information, head over to the weather page.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 710607

Reported Deaths: 13248
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion968581722
Lake51908949
Allen39337672
Hamilton34643406
St. Joseph34306543
Elkhart27477432
Vanderburgh22099394
Tippecanoe21927213
Porter17987301
Johnson17571374
Hendricks16854310
Clark12715190
Madison12367337
Vigo12240244
Monroe11510166
LaPorte11204204
Delaware10382184
Howard9698211
Kosciusko9165114
Hancock8014139
Bartholomew7913155
Warrick7702155
Floyd7568176
Wayne6917198
Grant6855171
Boone6568100
Morgan6414138
Dubois6091117
Marshall5801109
Dearborn571276
Cass5698104
Henry5588101
Noble543683
Jackson494172
Shelby481395
Lawrence4349118
Gibson429589
Harrison429171
Clinton420953
Montgomery418986
DeKalb413284
Whitley382239
Huntington379780
Miami373365
Knox367189
Steuben367157
Putnam353460
Jasper352546
Wabash348178
Adams338253
Ripley335469
Jefferson318080
White308854
Daviess289999
Wells286881
Decatur279592
Fayette277362
Greene271085
Posey269533
Scott261553
Clay255445
LaGrange255470
Randolph236080
Washington231631
Spencer228131
Jennings225448
Fountain209345
Sullivan208042
Starke206252
Owen192756
Fulton192140
Jay186429
Carroll186120
Perry181436
Orange178353
Rush170824
Vermillion166343
Franklin166035
Tipton161543
Parke144616
Blackford133931
Pike130734
Pulaski114345
Newton104234
Brown100740
Crawford97914
Benton97413
Martin83115
Warren80215
Switzerland7698
Union70110
Ohio56011
Unassigned0408

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1058395

Reported Deaths: 19033
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1229981360
Cuyahoga1080042072
Hamilton785031170
Montgomery50326998
Summit45710915
Lucas40568768
Butler37858572
Stark31586896
Lorain24333473
Warren23964293
Mahoning21029584
Lake20143365
Clermont19480229
Delaware18162130
Licking16185207
Fairfield15796197
Trumbull15666461
Medina14961259
Greene14765236
Clark13697293
Wood12828185
Portage12481196
Allen11374229
Richland11102198
Miami10568214
Muskingum8729127
Wayne8619209
Columbiana8589226
Pickaway8454121
Marion8409135
Tuscarawas8393240
Erie7644154
Hancock6746124
Ross6727146
Ashtabula6563166
Geauga6563146
Scioto6314101
Belmont5657159
Union560247
Lawrence5483102
Jefferson5372149
Huron5333114
Darke5285121
Sandusky5208120
Seneca5163120
Washington5095108
Athens509256
Auglaize477683
Mercer473785
Shelby458092
Knox4418108
Madison426559
Putnam423199
Ashland414488
Fulton411667
Defiance405596
Crawford3894102
Brown387755
Logan375176
Preble372498
Clinton364060
Ottawa359578
Highland348460
Williams330074
Champaign322357
Jackson309351
Guernsey308749
Perry290949
Fayette278448
Morrow277239
Hardin265964
Henry265066
Coshocton261058
Holmes255199
Van Wert239863
Pike234231
Gallia233346
Adams230252
Wyandot228354
Hocking210759
Carroll189747
Paulding169239
Meigs141738
Noble133037
Monroe129041
Morgan107723
Harrison105936
Vinton81614
Unassigned02
Fort Wayne
Partly Cloudy
47° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 39°
Angola
Partly Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 39°
Huntington
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 42°
Fort Wayne
Mostly Cloudy
47° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 39°
Lima
Mostly Cloudy
45° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 37°
Patchy frost is expected Thursday night and near seasonable highs are on the way for Friday afternoon.
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