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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Winter Storm Warning stays in impact for all of Indiana on Tuesday and in a single day into Wednesday.
As of 10:45 p.m. Monday, each Indiana county however Marion County was underneath both a journey warning or journey watch, according to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Marion County was underneath a journey advisory from 5 p.m. Monday till not less than 5 a.m. Tuesday, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett introduced Monday afternoon.
Metropolis officers are urging residents to remain off the roads except needed. Most of Indiana is currently under a winter storm warning. By midnight, there ought to be a widespread 10-12 inches of snow. Indy Parks has arrange a warming heart at Municipal Gardens at 1831 Lafayette Highway.
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“Wayne County Stays underneath a winter Storm Warning. Wayne County has seen snow accumulations of roughly 3 to five inches and better quantities in some places. Snow will proceed to fall for the following a number of hours and the drifting will proceed in a single day.
“We’re encouraging residents to comply with the Degree 2 Important Journey Warning tips, Should you don’t must be on the highway, don’t. Staying off the roadways permits County, State and Richmond Highway crews the possibility to make journey situations secure for all. Please give the highway crews time to do their jobs. If residents should journey for Important functions, we encourage them to make use of main Roads and Streets after they can, as secondary Roads and Streets will stay snow lined or drifted and journey could also be hazardous.
“Wayne County Authorities and the Metropolis Of Richmond will Shut Places of work tomorrow to permit highway crews to open and clear the roadways to permit for secure journey.
“We are going to present updates as they turn out to be obtainable.”
E mail to information media from Jonathan A. Duke, deputy director, Wayne County Emergency Administration
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“As a consequence of inclement climate, there can be no on-campus programs earlier than 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16. All on-campus programs scheduled to start at 10 a.m. or after can be held topic to the discretion of every teacher.
“All important workers ought to report back to work as usually scheduled.
“All non-faculty personnel who’re presently assigned to work on campus ought to plan to report back to work at 10 a.m.
“Eating services, together with the L.A. Pittenger Pupil Heart, will open as usually scheduled.”
Alan Finn, vice chairman for enterprise affairs and treasurer, Ball State College
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Excessive snowdrifts have closed three state highways in counties northwest of Indianapolis, the Indiana Division of Transportation stories.
- State Highway 26 from the Indiana/Illinois State line to U.S. 231/52 in West Lafayette in Warren and Tippecanoe counties.
- State Highway 28 from the Indiana/Illinois State line to State Highway 63 in Warren County.
- State Highway 352 from the Indiana/Illinois State line to U.S. 41 in Benton County.
- State Highway 18 from the Indiana/Illinois State line to U.S. 41 in Benton County.
- State Highway 71 from U.S. 24 to State Highway 352 in Newton and Benton counties.
After winds subside on Tuesday, the state will use a V-Blade plow to reopen the roads.
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“The Metropolis of Beech Grove can be working on a delayed trash schedule this week as a result of climate. Our schedule can be as follows:
“Tuesday’s trash can be collected on Wednesday.
“Wednesday’s trash can be collected on Thursday.
“Thursday’s trash can be collected on Friday.
Friday’s trash can be collected on Monday.“
E mail to information media from Brad Meriwether, director of Public Works for metropolis of Beech Grove
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Storm Observe 8 Meteorologist Marcus Bailey gave an update and answered questions hours into snowfall throughout the state.
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“WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue College introduced Monday (Feb. 15) that each one in-person class conferences on the West Lafayette campus ought to be canceled or moved on-line on Tuesday (Feb. 16). A big quantity of snow and deteriorating situations have made journey unsafe for school, employees, and off campus college students, prompting the choice. Be aware that deliberate digital conferences of on-line/hybrid programs ought to proceed as scheduled.
“Instructors of impacted programs ought to talk plans and expectations (e.g due dates, distant assembly strategies, exams/quizzes) on to college students. College students ought to test their e mail and Brightspace regularly for updates from their instructors. The primary Studying Day of the semester can be held as scheduled on Wednesday, February 17.
“Predesignated important personnel can be working underneath their division procedures. Nonessential personnel ought to work remotely if attainable and never report back to campus for any shifts between 5 p.m. Monday (Feb. 15) and 5 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 16). The campus adversarial climate procedures can be found online (pdf).
“College officers proceed to watch space highway situations – and encourage workers to do the identical – to pay attention to any native journey restrictions that may stay in place. These planning to journey on space roads ought to monitor their county travel status.
“Purdue officers are also working together with native and state emergency responders to supply help domestically.
“Any extra updates can be obtainable on the Purdue campus emergency page.”
Purdue College information launch
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Grant County, Indiana, Emergency Administration Company says in an e mail to information media that I-69 is one lane in every route. East-west county roads “being impacted by driving snow.”
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I-74 westbound is closed close to Shelbyville’s State Highway 44 exit after a crash, a state transportation website reports.
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Sgt. Matt Ames with ISP shared photographs of a semi crash on Interstate 70 close to Terre Haute that’s shut down the interstate on the 18 mile marker.
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The Vogue Mall at Keystone will shut at 5 p.m. as a result of winter storm. The mall mentioned it plans to reopen round 11 a.m. Tuesday.
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I-70 WB is closed close to the Cloverdale exit for U.S. 231 as a result of a number of crashes, in response to Indiana State Police. Check the WISH-TV traffic map
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The Pacers confirmed Monday night time’s recreation can be performed with out followers as the town braces for extra snow and a journey advisory is in place.
Information 8’s Sierra Hignite is in Hamilton County, the place roads are lined in snow. And Sgt. John Perrine with ISP is reminding drivers to manually swap on their headlights:
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Information 8’s Dan Klein stories live on Facebook from snow-covered I-465 on the southeast facet.
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Information 8’s Katiera Winfrey stories live on Facebook from snow-covered I-70 in Indianapolis.
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Storm Observe 8 Meteorologist Marcus Bailey is giving an replace and taking questions live on Facebook.
Information 8’s Hannah Mordoh and David Williams are out getting a have a look at highway situations forward of rush hour.
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The Hamilton County Well being Division’s vaccine clinic on the 4-H fairgrounds can be closed Tuesday and is working to reschedule Tuesday appointments for a similar instances and the identical location on Feb. 20. Many well being departments across the state are reaching out by e mail and textual content message to individuals with Tuesday appointments.
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Sgt. John Perrine supplied up to date crash quantity since midnight Monday, each within the Indianapolis space and statewide:
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Clinton County has issued a journey watch beginning at 3 p.m., which suggests solely important journey, comparable to to and from work, is really helpful.
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Sgt. John Perrine with Indiana State Police inspired individuals to decelerate on interstates and mentioned troopers within the Indianapolis district have been responding to 19 crashes and counting. IU Well being shuttles have been set to discontinue service at 5 p.m. Monday. And Carmel introduced that as a result of snowstorm, Tuesday trash pickup can be suspended and set to renew on Wednesday.
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The Indianapolis City League says Tuesday’s drive-thru meals and meal distribution has been pushed again to Wednesday at 10 a.m.