Winter Storm LIVE Blog
School Closings and LIVE Radar on ABC57.com
11:40 AM - "There will not be any after school or evening activities: Wednesday, March 12, 2014"
9:00 AM: 5.5" Dowagiac, 5.1" North Webster, 5.5" Benton Harbor, 5.0" Stevensville - NWS
8:45 AM Area wide, police are swamped with calls about slide-offs. Stay off the roads if you can.
8:30 AM PHM School Bus slides off the road at Kern and Fir in St. Joseph Co
8:00 AM - LIVE Cut-ins continue on GMA at 8:25 AM and 8:56 AM
7: 50 AM 3.0" Georgetown, 3.3" Waukarusa,
7:45 AM Sgt Chad Hill Kosciusko Co Sheriff's Dept told us live, there are power outages in Milford and Syracuse. This likely due to heavy snow and wind.
7:32 AM 3.0" Roseland, 4.6" North Webster, 4.8" Sawyer MI, 3.3" South Bend - NWS
7:20 AM Meteorologist Tom Coomes says " The end is in sight", snow will taper down after 8 AM, but blowing and drifting will continue.
7:13 AM - 4.5" Sodus [ Berrien Co] MI - NWS
7:00 AM LIVE coverage now on CW-25
6:45 AM Marty Morgan, Street Commissioner, City of Elkhart, told us in a LIVE interview, crews are out plowing, give them room on the roads, but it's tough to keep up with this wet heavy snow.
6:40 AM Emily Evans reports " Extremely Dangerous" conditions on the Bypass with low visibility.
6:30 AM Eric Cox reports crews are having a hard time keeping up in Elkhart, heavy snow since just before 5 AM
6:15 AM LIVE interview with Sgt Chad Hill Kosciusko Co Sheriff's Dept " A lot of snow, difficult for officers, with all the slide-offs." He reports there is a double shift of officers on duty right now
6:00 AM Eric Stelzter in the Mobile Weather Tracker urges everyone to " Slow Down" on roads
5:45 AM Emily Evans says travel has "slowed dramatically " on the US-20 Bypass
5:30 AM Knox [ Starke Co] Reports 1.6" & Thundersnow - CoCoRaHS & NWS
5:25 AM School Delays are starting to come in
5:15 AM "Heavy Snow" the word for all reporters, slow go on roads across Michiana
5:00 AM LIVE Team coverage starts on ABC-57 News
4:04 AM - 1.3" Sodus [Berrien Co] MI - NWS Spotter
4:00 AM - Rain/sleet/freezing now spreading across Michiana, west to east. Our reporters are LIVE, Eric Cox will be in Elkhart, Emily Evans on SR-23 / US-20 Bypass in St. Joseph Co and Eric Steltzer in the Mobile Weather Tracker.
3:00 AM - Winter Storm LIVE Blog is up and running. Our team of reporters are in and about to hit the road. The snow is falling over Chicago-land and headed east. Join us starting at 5 AM for extended coverage of this winter storm,