South Bend area weather: Winter temperatures to come crashing down

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The snow has fallen steadily and temperatures are about to dip in Michiana.

As of Monday, South Bend has had a total of 20.9 inches of snow this season — 19.4 inches since Jan. 1 — according to Hannah Carpenter, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana.

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Rhiannon Gard collides with Zach Burnes while he takes a video Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at George Wilson Park in Mishawaka.
Rhiannon Gard collides with Zach Burnes while he takes a video Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at George Wilson Park in Mishawaka.

While the total is off from the seasonal average of 64.5 inches, Tuesday will see a couple more inches added to the total as we reach a high of 18 before temperatures plummet at night.

Wind chills are expected to be -10 to -20 by Wednesday morning, with a high temperature on Wednesday of 12 degrees.

Wednesday night will see a low of 1. But temperatures are expected to rebound quickly, with a forecasted daytime high of 29 on Thursday.

This article originally appeared on South Bend Tribune: South Bend weather: Winter, snow, wind chills below zero

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