the republic logo

National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for central, southern Indiana


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is urging residents to prepare for a storm that could bring snow through much of the state, with a potential for a mix of sleet and freezing rain in southern Indiana on Saturday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, estimating 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 says 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.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)





Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.