Roads slick and hazardous

Exanmple of a Roll Cloud produced by a Gust Front
Trucks backed up on I-469
Trucks backed up on I-469

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  There are numerous reports of traffic accidents in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area because of the snow that fell Monday evening.  Police and emergency crews are working several incidents.

I-469 is especially treacherous according to dispatchers.

US 24 is the scene of multiple slide-offs and there is a jackknifed semi just east of Bruick Road.

There are no reports of serious injuries.

Make sure to check the Live Doppler 15 Fury Forecast for up-to-date information on the forecast and conditions

Drive Safely, Check the Roads

Make sure to adjust your driving and your speed according to the driving conditions. Slow down and increase the distance between your car and those in front of you. Approach all intersections carefully in case other drivers slide through red lights.

Do NOT call law enforcement for road and weather updates. INDOT has several ways for drivers to check conditions before they head out on the road:

Ohio Residents can stay on top of traffic at the following site:

Weather Tools

Travel Status

For the complete, up-to-date list of Indiana travel advisories, go to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s web site. 

Ohio residents can stay up-to-date on conditions in their state on the Ohio Department of Transportation site. Ohioans may also want to check their county’s Sheriff’s Department’s Facebook page as updates are also sometimes posted there:

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