Snow Warnings for North East Insania
Snowplows are being pulled off secondary roads in Indiana early this
afternoon because of dangerous driving conditions caused by blowing and
Department of Transportion officials says plows will continue to work roads in
East Indiana, at least until mid-afternoon.
A winter storm warning remains in effect for the area today but the snowfall
totals are unknown.
Snow began falling across Northern Indiana before dawn this morning and
with an ominous forecast, all schools across the the state closed today as
all three counties are now under a winter storm warning.
Fort Wayne had earlier been forecast to escape the worst of the weather as
snow was expected to change over to rain. But the powerful, quick-moving
nor’easter is tracking just off the coast of Lake Michigan.
Winds are still expected to become strong with gusts as high as 80 MPH
in the forecast this afternoon.
Department of transportation officials says that blowing and drifting snow
are now a problem in many rural sections, especially in the Huntington, Ft
Wayne, Traverse City, and St. Petersburg areas.
All schools in the Eastern District, Western board, French board and Insania
College campuses decided to close for the day before 8 a.m.
WEPEE, which had delayed opening until the afternoon, has also decided to
close for the day.
Last edited by cico7; 01-27-2011 at 03:16 PM.