INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A winter storm warning is in effect until 7 a.m. Tuesday for most of Indiana, as nearly a foot of snow is forecast for some areas. The first of two waves of snowfall is expected late Sunday night into Monday morning.
9:14 a.m. update
Reporter Camila Fernandez is seeing issues in the Greenwood area.
6:56 a.m. update
News 8 crews in Johnson, Hancock and Hamilton counties were reporting snow-covered roads.
5:30 a.m. update
INDOT says crews have been out all night preparing for the snow. According to the department, 1,100 plow trucks are working to keep drivers safe.
The city of Indianapolis has activated their snow force. A full shift of 80 trucks are currently out on the roads.
A number of Indiana counties are currently under some type of travel advisory as snow falls in central Indiana.
4:30 a.m. update
Snow has already started falling on roadways in central Indiana. Drivers are remembered to exercise caution when traveling in wintry weather.
A number of school systems have reported either delays or closures for Monday.
News 8 has crews out monitoring the situation.
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Indianapolis on Sunday night had activated Indy Snow Force with a full shift of 80 trucks. Indiana Department of Transportation said more than 1,100 plow trucks would be on interstates. Both agencies said their trucks would be out for the entirety of the winter storm.
And the Bargersville Fire Department is asking for volunteers ahead of the storm to help emergency medical personnel get to patients in need of care. The department is asking anyone who owns a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle to reach out to the department if they’re willing to help:
The city of Lafayette on Sunday night declared a snow emergency and said vehicles must be removed from snow routes to let the streets be cleared. Here’s information on that removal process in the city.