Weather service issues winter weather advisory for Indiana

Snow melt from a roof forms into icicles in Bozeman, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has urged residents to be prepared for a storm that has brought several inches of snow to the Fort Wayne area.

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, estimated 4 to 7 inches of snow is possible in central areas of the state and 1 to 2 inches in the south.

Homeland Security officials said drivers should carefully consider if travel is necessary, especially if roads become hazardous.

The department says winter weather, especially ice, can cause power outages and residents should be prepared to take action. It recommends charging cell phones, laptops and any other battery-operated accessories to ensure maximum battery life in case power is lost.

 

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