1979 -- Up to 20" of snow fell on northwest Indiana. South Bend reported 17.2", with 35 mph winds blowing it into eight foot drifts. 21" of snow buried Chicago in thirty hours. Fort Wayne received only one-third of an inch of snow.
1992 -- 4" to 6" of snow fell from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. 40 mph winds drifted the snow to three feet deep in Howard and Cass counties.
2009 3" to 5" of snow fell across much of the southern Great Lakes and northern Ohio Valley as an Alberta Clipper tracked through the region. Locally higher amounts up to 8" were reported near Lake Michigan due to some lake enhancement.