Intense snowfall makes for messy evening commute

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  - Drivers in northeast Indiana should be prepared for a messy evening commute with heavy snow, reduced visibility on the roads and some blowing and/or drifting snow as winds pick up. Areas south of Fort Wayne will likely see periods of snow mixing with sleet.

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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