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Verbatim: Winter storm watch issued for area

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a winter storm watch ... which is in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night.

Light snow is expected to develop toward Tuesday morning but accumulations are expected to be minimal through sunrise.

Snow will increase in coverage and intensity during the day Tuesday ... with the heaviest snow expected Tuesday afternoon through early Tuesday evening.

Some sleet may also mix in with the snow Tuesday morning ... especially south of the Route 30 corridor.

Storm total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible by late Tuesday night.

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