Winter storm brings significant snowfall

6 inches of snow possible in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A winter storm bared down on parts of the Midwest Friday and dumped several inches of snow in the northern counties of northeast Indiana.

WANE-TV’s Doppler 15 Fury meteorologists say we will continue to see heavy snow through the rest of the afternoon, especially north of Fort Wayne. Places north of Fort Wayne like Kendallville and Auburn could see additional heavy snowfall through this afternoon, with the heaviest snowfall closer to the Michigan border.

Our meteorologists are also expecting more snow through this evening with more heavy snowfall coming late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. We could see an additional 1 to 4″ through the weekend.

More snowfall is expected through the weekend with 1 to 4″ of additonal accumulation.
Friday morning snowfall totals.

Travel will still be difficult at times, especially north of Fort Wayne through late Friday evening.

Officials are urging caution during the storm. They say if people can avoid traveling during the heavy snow they should do so.

To keep up to date with the snow, check back for updates on the WANE weather page and follow the WANE-TV Doppler 15 Fury team on Twitter. You can also find the WANE Weather app, with location-specific forecasts and live radar, on the Apple Store or the Google Play Store.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.