Governor Mitch Daniels has joined leaders of the Indiana House and Senate in closing down state operations.
A winter storm hitting Indiana this week will bring ice to the central and southern part of the state and snow to the north.
Many families have been stocking up on emergency supplies, in case they become stuck in their car or home for an extended period of time.
South Central Indiana is expected to get 3-6 inches of snow today. The National Weather Service says the size of the snowflakes affects total accumulation.
Road conditions have improved significantly since the morning commute, but there are still a number of slick spots.
Weather watchers with the National Weather Service say the predicted 5-8 inches of snowfall has not materialized, instead leaving just 1-3 inches in most areas.
Indiana State Police are advising motorists to stay off the roads unless they absolutely have to be out this morning.
Deciding to cancel or delay school requires input from district superintendents who all have slightly different decision-making processes.