Indiana Department of Transportation
Snowfall predicted with several inches of accumulation possible
Preparations are now underway for winter weather expected to hit Indiana late tonight and Monday. The Indiana Department of Transportation reminds motorists to be cautious if traveling in what could be hazardous conditions.
INDOT is monitoring several weather forecasts, and the latest information from the National Weather Service predicts snow over the next 72 hours ranging between wintry mix in southern Indiana and up to 8 inches in northwest Indiana. About half of Indiana’s 92 counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory, mainly in northern and central Indiana.
Since late last week, INDOT yellow trucks have been pretreating interstates and state highways with a salt-water solution. Once the snow and ice begin falling, crews will switch from spraying salt brine to plowing and salting.
With this being such a mild winter, INDOT urges motorists to get back into winter driving habits. It’s been several weeks since roads have been covered with snow. Drive snow smart, give yourself extra time and limit non-essential travel during the heaviest snow.
INDOT has the following resources to respond to this late winter weather event:
Motorists are urged to:
The National Weather Service offers an easy and convenient graphical forecast tool at digital.weather.gov.
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