Winter Storm Threatens Indiana

Several Inches Of Snow Expected

A one-two punch of snow is expected to hit central Indiana late Monday night and during the day Tuesday, piling up as much as 4 inches in the Indianapolis area and more in southern parts of the state.

A winter weather advisory was set to take effect in the Indianapolis area beginning late Monday, with a winter storm warning farther south.


The winter weather advisory is generally along the Interstate 70 corridor and the winter storm warning is generally south of the Bloomington and Columbus regions.

Snow is expected to fall late Monday night and early Tuesday morning before a break. About 2 inches of snow is expected in Indianapolis during the first bout of snow.

As much as 4 inches of snow could fall farther south and light accumulations are expected north of Indianapolis.

Tuesday afternoon, another round of snow will move in, possibly mixed with sleet in southern Indiana. An additional 2-3 inches of snow could fall in Indianapolis through early Wednesday morning, with another 2-4 expected to the south. Again, lighter accumulations are expected in the Lafayette, Kokomo and Muncie areas, which were not placed in the winter weather advisory.

Storm totals are expected to be less than 5 inches in Indianapolis, with up to 8 inches in spots in southern Indiana.

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