On Jan 15 in weather history...

1982 -- Snow, sleet, and high winds brought visibilities to near zero in northern Indiana and closed Interstate 65. Wind chills fell to -60°.

1992 -- 7" of snow fell on northwest and north central Indiana with 40 mph winds and wind chills to -50°.

1997 -- Freezing rain, sleet, and snow spread across the area on the 15th, with 3" to 5" of snow falling by the 16th. Strong winds then rushed in with wind chills of 30 below zero and white-out conditions in blowing snow. Heavy lake effect snow showers occurred as well.

2000 -- A strong thunderstorm microburst downed trees, branches, and blew windows out of a house four miles north of Dowagiac (Cass County Michigan). A woman at the residence was outside at the time of the storm and suffered minor injuries from blown debris.


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