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Snow creates messy roads, prompts travel advisories

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Light snow moved into Indiana Wednesday and complicated the evening commute.

Far northern parts of the area started seeing snow around noon. The metro area had precipitation begin around 4 p.m.

The wintry mix transitioned to snow, causing a messy evening commute for central Indiana.

Drivers should watch for reduced visibility and slick roads. Hamilton County Wednesday evening issued a Travel Advisory, meaning routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of hazardous conditions.

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As of 4 p.m. roads at the Indiana State Police post of Pendleton and Putnamville were still good. However, in the Lafayette area there were reports of slick roads resulting in several accidents, but no personal injuries.

Police in White County said I-65 northbound at the 195 mm was down to one lane because of a number of crashes and slide-offs. Officers said northbound and southbound I-65 from the 172 mm north was slick and hazardous because of the snow and wind.

Snow should stop falling by midnight for central Indiana.

Check with the Storm Track 8 Weather Blog for updates on weather conditions.