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Weather Blog: Moderate to Heavy Snow Expected

A winter weather advisory goes into effect for the FOX 55 viewing area starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday and continues into 1 a.m. Thursday.

Posted: Feb 25, 2020 2:50 PM
Updated: Feb 26, 2020 6:25 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Wintry weather is on the way for Northeastern Indiana and Northwestern Ohio.

Rain showers will continue to lift up from the southwest to the northeast through the middle of Tuesday afternoon.

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A few snowflakes may mix in from time to time north of U.S. 6 through the middle afternoon before changing over to snow near the evening commute.

Temperatures will continue to fall across the region from west to east. 

A rain and snow mix will be possible near the Fort Wayne metro Tuesday evening before changing to snow Tuesday night.

Expect snow showers Tuesday night through Wednesday.

The heaviest snowfall will occur Wednesday and it's expected to impact travel. 

Quick bursts of snow could dump an inch or two of snow in less than an hour.

A winter weather advisory goes into effect for the FOX 55 viewing area at 7 p.m. Tuesday and continues into 1 a.m. Thursday. 

Snowfall totals could exceed 6 inches for Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben counties by Thursday morning. 

The rest of the area including Allen, Defiance, DeKalb and Paulding counties could see 4 to 6 inches of snow.

Isolated higher amounts will be possible. 

The last time the area has seen more than 6 inches of snowfall in one day was on Dec. 11, 2016. 

On Thursday, we will be dealing with a strong and gusty northwest wind.

This will result in frigid wind chills and blowing snow.

Light lake effect snow showers will be possible off and on Thursday. 

High temperatures will struggle in the mid-20s Thursday afternoon.

For more weather information, go to our weather page or download the FOX 55 Severe Weather Center App to track precipitation in your area. 

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Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 52685

Reported Deaths: 2775
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion12192697
Lake5764251
Elkhart372061
Allen2988135
St. Joseph223570
Hamilton1779101
Cass16519
Hendricks1482100
Johnson1366118
Porter86738
Vanderburgh8586
Tippecanoe79510
Clark72844
Madison68564
LaPorte63928
Howard61758
Bartholomew60945
Kosciusko5874
Marshall57412
Noble52628
Boone49744
LaGrange49110
Delaware48452
Jackson4813
Hancock47236
Shelby46225
Floyd42544
Monroe37528
Dubois3447
Morgan34431
Grant33426
Henry30618
Montgomery29720
Clinton2913
White28110
Warrick27929
Dearborn27723
Vigo2638
Decatur25732
Lawrence25325
Harrison22022
Greene20032
Miami1972
Jennings18012
Putnam1758
DeKalb1714
Scott1669
Wayne1656
Perry16010
Daviess15117
Jasper1422
Orange14023
Steuben1403
Ripley1357
Gibson1332
Franklin1288
Wabash1203
Carroll1142
Starke1103
Fayette1087
Whitley1086
Newton10110
Huntington932
Jefferson932
Wells841
Randolph814
Fulton791
Knox730
Jay720
Posey680
Washington681
Pulaski661
Clay655
Rush633
Spencer621
Owen541
Sullivan541
Benton510
Adams491
Brown461
Blackford412
Fountain382
Tipton361
Crawford350
Switzerland320
Parke280
Martin260
Ohio230
Vermillion200
Warren161
Pike150
Union150
Unassigned0193

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Confirmed Cases: 67995

Reported Deaths: 3069
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Franklin12574449
Cuyahoga9509400
Hamilton7179208
Lucas3110306
Marion275739
Montgomery264737
Summit2420209
Pickaway223542
Mahoning1996239
Butler194247
Columbiana140560
Stark1252116
Lorain120870
Trumbull107178
Warren106827
Clark83210
Delaware78415
Fairfield75117
Lake64322
Tuscarawas62811
Licking61913
Medina61432
Belmont57224
Clermont5327
Miami52031
Wood51551
Portage50760
Ashtabula45244
Geauga43643
Richland3926
Allen39141
Greene3809
Wayne37856
Erie30822
Mercer30410
Holmes2645
Huron2643
Darke26126
Madison2309
Ottawa21924
Athens2011
Sandusky18015
Coshocton1554
Ross1543
Washington14920
Putnam14615
Crawford1405
Jefferson1322
Morrow1291
Hardin12512
Union1191
Auglaize1124
Muskingum1061
Preble961
Lawrence930
Clinton922
Hancock921
Monroe8917
Hocking848
Guernsey834
Scioto800
Ashland782
Shelby784
Williams772
Logan731
Carroll713
Fulton710
Wyandot665
Brown621
Champaign601
Knox591
Fayette580
Highland581
Defiance563
Perry501
Van Wert501
Seneca432
Henry380
Paulding350
Jackson320
Pike290
Adams282
Vinton232
Gallia211
Noble140
Harrison131
Meigs130
Morgan130
Unassigned00
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