INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - UPDATED 10:15 p.m.: Although the winter storm warning has expired, the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until 8 p.m. for most of Indiana.
Pesky flurries are expected to last until Tuesday morning, with very little accumulation. But temperatures should climb above freezing. So, some of the snow will melt Tuesday.
A slow warm-up with dry weather will continue through Saturday. Highs will be in the 40s Wednesday and Thursday, then climb into 50s and get close to 60 by the end of the weekend.
Sunday and early Monday snow brought hazardous road conditions and many counties are asking motorists to use caution or in some cases, not to drive.
As of 12:30 p.m. Monday, 20 counties are under a travel advisory where counties are asking drivers to restrict routine traveling because of hazardous road conditions. Counties under this advisory include Cass, Howard, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Tipton, Blackford, Delaware, Jay, Randolph, Vermillion, Vigo, Marion, Hancock,Henry, Shelby, Wayne, Fayette , White, Adams and Decatur.
Franklin, Miami, Grant, Madison , and Parke counties are under a travel watch - conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. Only essential driving such as to and from work or in emergency situations is recommended.
Benton, Warren and Fountain counties are under a travel warning. Only emergency management workers are allowed to travel on the roads. The counties are asking residents to refrain from all travel, comply with necessary emergency measures, cooperate with public officials and disaster services forces in executing emergency operations plans and obey and comply with the lawful directions of properly identified officers.
On the contrary, others including Bartholomew and Morgan counties say the main roads are clear although they are asking motorists to use caution while driving.
For the latest information on travel advisories around the state click here.
The National Weather Service reported 9 inches of snow in Indianapolis at 2:13 p.m. NWS says Peru saw the most snow and recorded 12 inches on the ground as of 10:40 a.m. Monday.
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Forecast 8 Meteorologist Ken Brewer said the March 24 snowfall set a record for the day with 6.2 inches of snow.
Heavier snows are for the most part along and north of I-70, while some breaks have occurred southwest of Indianapolis.
The Depatment of Public Works has all 90 plows working city streets Monday and officials say they're making great progress clearing the roads.
According to Stephanie Sample with DPW, the city did not call in sub contractors to help with plowing. She says this type of Spring snow is wet and heavy, making plowing much easier despite significant accumulation.
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According to DPW, thoroughfares are in great condition, secondary streets are in good condition and residential streets are passable.
The Indiana Department of Transportation Seymour District says 175 snow plows were available for clearing roadways, according to a release.
INDOT Greenfield District has 175 truck drivers on duty Sunday evening. The full call out of drivers will cover 68 snow routes. A second shift will report at midnight and will work 12-hour shifts to clear roads.
INDOT Crawfordsville District will have 145 drivers report. INDOT Vincennes District says they will have crews work 12-hour shifts throughout the storm until weather conditions subside.
As of 5:30 a.m. Monday, many Indiana counties reported that roads were pretty slick and there were several slide offs.
Interstate 70 south was closed around 7:15 a.m. due to a jack-knifed semi. It has since reopened.
Indiana State Police in Pendleton say the roads are a mess. Boone, Cass, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Delaware, Rush, Howard, Putnam, Randolph, Johnson, Parke and Carroll County dispatchers say the roads are snow covered, slick and hazardous.
Indiana State Police in Indianapolis responded to a number of slide-offs Sunday on I-465, I-69, I-65 and I-70. Dispatchers say there were too many accidents to list. State Police in Bloomington had also responded to a number of slide-offs, none of which involved serious injury.
A jackknifed semi in the I-69 southbound lanes left only one lane open.
INDOT West Central sent out a tweet Sunday evening reporting that all lanes of I-65 southbound were closed at the 152 mile marker in Clinton County due to a jackknifed semi.
Hamilton County dispatchers say numerous accidents had been reported Sunday evening. Accidents and slide-offs along I-65 in Boone County and Johnson County kept police busy.
The snow caused numerous closings in the area. At 7:30 Monday, more than 250 closings and delays were reported. For the latest updates on school, business, and church closings visit the WISH-TV Closings Page.
Mayor Greg Ballard is delaying the opening of City Government offices Monday until 1 p.m. for non-essential personnel due to the storm, according to a media release.
The winter storm that has moved in has caused a number of flight cancelations in Indianapolis. Shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday, 45 cancelations were reported. For the latest information on flight delays and cancelations click here.
Forecast 8 will continue to update the weather blog with the latest changes in the forecast.
An 83-year-old woman was killed in a house fire in Owen County Tuesday night.
A multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 shut down lanes Wednesday morning.
The Boone County Sheriff's Office asked that drivers use caution Wednesday morning as black ice was reported on some bridges in the county.