Homeland Security officials say in addition to having a family emergency preparedness plan, homeowners should take steps to protect their property as well.
Scattered heavy snow showers expected through late afternoon.
Meteorologists say springs are generally becoming wetter and summers are becoming drier.
The National Weather Service says there is an equal chance Indiana's winter will have either below or above average temperatures.
Despite record breaking weather in the summer, experts says fall and winter is projected to be normal temperature
A thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight.
The State Fair’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan was created to deal with issues ranging from weather events to public safety emergencies.
The Secretary of Agriculture says the drought alone, is not enough to cause a big spike in food prices.
Heat index values could reach near 110 degrees on Wednesday.
This could be the driest season since the dust bowl conditions of the 1930’s