Winter Weather Advisories for Lake Effect Snow

The National Weather Service says lake effect snow will make travel hazardous in the Region.  Winter weather advisories are in effect from later today through Friday for Porter and LaPorte counties. Meteorologists say two to five inches are forecast across northeast Porter County, while areas of LaPorte County could see an additional four to seven inches with localized amounts of up to ten inches.  Bitter cold also continues – the National Weather Service says wind chills as low as 15 below to 20 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.