Tag: snow

“Snow Squalls” to Hit Much of Indiana

“Snow Squalls” to Hit Much of Indiana Isolated snowstorms and gusty winds could create white outs and dangerous driving conditions   Isolated snowstorms combined with persistent and gusty winds are set to hit much of Indiana this evening and on Friday. The Indiana Department of Transportation and National Weather Service advise that these sudden, intense…

INDOT Winter Update: Plunging Temps to Create Refreezing, Icy Temps

Temperatures are forecasted to plummet below freezing later tonight, creating the likelihood for icy conditions as wet and melting precipitation refreezes. The National Weather Service has declared winter weather advisories for most Indiana counties. As of 4 p.m., the Indiana Department of Transportation plans a deployment of more than 600 yellow salt trucks over the…

Snow Predicted for Northern, Central Indiana Tuesday Night

Freezing Rain Predicted Overnight for Far Northern Indiana The National Weather Service has declared winter weather advisories for five northern Indiana counties, predicting chances for freezing rain and sleet overnight, with the highest chances north of U.S. 30. Snow may begin impacting northern and central Indiana during the evening rush on Tuesday. Total snow accumulations…

Hoosiers Warned of Blowing Snow, Urged to Monitor Weather Forecasts

The National Weather Service is predicting heavy snow on Wednesday through Thursday and has declared a Winter Storm Watch for 27 northern and western Indiana counties. The rest of the state will see varying levels of snow and wintry mix. Monitor weather forecasts The Indiana Department of Transportation urges drivers to monitor evolving weather forecasts…

700 Yellow Trucks Continue to Plow, Treat State Highways

Temps to rise; Freezing rain chances for morning commuteLocal Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance supervisors monitored weather forecasts and deployed yellow trucks ahead of today’s snowstorm. As of 3 p.m. Eastern time, about 700 trucks continue to plow and treat state highways. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through midnight for western and southern…

INDOT is Ready for Winter. Are You?

Season’s first winter storm to impact northern Indiana this weekendAs part of Winter Weather Preparedness Week this Nov. 15 through 21, the Indiana Department of Transportation on Wednesday detailed its preparations for the upcoming winter season. INDOT today encourages the motoring public to prepare themselves for safe winter travel. “INDOT urges drivers to dust off their…

UPDATE: Weather Emergency Reduced to Level 2

The roads are very dangerous in the area from the wind polishing the black ice on the roads along with heavy drifting.The Level III Weather Emergency for Paulding County has been reduced to a Level 2. This does not mean that all roads are safe or clear in the county. The vast majority of the…

Van Wert Post Investigating a Serious Injury Crash

Local people in the accident from dangerous travel conditions from the afternoon snow fall.Van Wert County, LIBERTY TWP – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash in Van Wert County. As a result of the crash, two people were transported to the Van Wert Hospital, and…

USPS Mail Asking for Help

Postal Service asks customers’ assistance in clearing walkways and areas around mailboxes of snow and ice for safety of mail carriersOHIO – With the recent snowfall, Postal Service carriers will attempt to make deliveries wherever possible. The Northern Ohio District is asking customers to help with the safe delivery of mail by keeping walkways and…

Sheriff: LEVEL 2 ROAD ADVISORY for Paulding County

Paulding County Sheriff Jason K. Landers has issued a Level 2 Road Advisory for Paulding County. This Level 2 Road Advisory means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and most of the roadways could be icy. Only those individuals who feel it is necessity to travel should be on the roadways. Sheriff…

INDOT Readies for Rain to Lead into White Christmas

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance supervisors across the state are closely monitoring local weather forecasts and pavement sensors to deploy salt trucks before Christmas Eve rains transition to snow and wintry mix on state highways. Because this storm is leading off with rain, pre-treating roads and bridges must be done just…