INDOT Ready for Predicted Weather Created by kblakeslee on 3/24/2013 2:00:47 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind (WOWO): The National Weather Service has declared a winter weather advisory, in affect until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 25th.
The storm is expected to drop significant snow accumulation across the state today and tonight, Sunday and Monday, March 24th and 25th.
INDOT continues to monitor multiple developing forecasts, to deploy the needed personnel, equipment and materials ahead of the predicted accumulation. There currently is a lull in the storm, but weather models indicate the next wave will begin mid-afternoon. INDOT expects moisture to lift to the north and enter the Northwest corner of the state by early evening. Snow should reach Northeast Indiana by 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
INDOT Fort Wayne District has all trucks fueled; plows attached and ready to roll ahead of the predicted snow accumulation. Crews will work 12-hour shifts throughout the storm until weather conditions subside.
Drivers, take extra caution, as weather conditions could make for difficult driving. Allow extra time to reach your destinations safely and adjust driving according to the conditions. Slow down, maintain a safe distance from other vehicles, brake early and accelerate slowly.