A weather system moving through central Indiana Saturday night and Sunday will result in significant accumulations of snow and some ice.
A winter storm warning is in effect for most of central and southern Indiana until Saturday evening.
Freezing rain and sleet will create very slick road conditions and isolated power outages.
INDOT says they’re in clean-up mode – interstates are wet, and crews are out to clear the accumulated slush.
Maintenance crews are looking for more effective and cheaper options to keep the streets safe and clean.
Current indications are that 5 to 10 inches of snow will occur as a low pressure system moves from the Gulf of Mexico through the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys.
Almost 40,000 homes in Indiana are without power after temperatures dropped below zero and several inches of snow fell throughout the state.
The jump could be the result of increased excise police patrols on college campuses.
A winter storm advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Each of the county's 27 trucks has been assigned to its own 28-mile route.