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WEATHER BLOG: Second round of snow moving into Central Indiana

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Dec 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 18:39:28-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Snow continues across Central Indiana and a winter weather advisory in effect through 7 a.m. Tuesday.

MAP | Indy SnowForce

Follow this page throughout the day for updates:

6:37 p.m.

6:34 p.m.
A crash has caused a road closure in Boone County.

5:54 p.m.
IMPD released the following numbers of crashes they have responded to since 6 a.m. Tuesday:

Personal Injury Accidents: 30
Property Damage Accidents: 174
Slide Offs:77
No Information Accidents: 17
Hit & Run -Person Injury Accidents: 2
Hit & Run -Property Damage Accidents: 38

5:35 p.m
Major accident in Morgan County with as many as 15 vehicles involved. At Forest Manor Drive and Fox Hill Drive. East of Mooresville, off Mann Road and north of State Road 144. Also in Morgan County, overturned vehicle east of Martinsville on State Road 44 at Deerfield Boulevard.

4:42 p.m.
RTV6 Meterologist Kevin Gregory has a look at your latest forecast:

Second round of snow moving into Central Indiana

1:45 p.m.
Round Two Has Arrived!

12:30 a.m.
Lebanon Community School Corporation is closing all schools early.

9:30 a.m.
Here's a look at the expected snow totals for Round Two.

7:30 a.m.
Round TWO is coming. A Winter Storm Warning kicks in around 2 p.m. across central Indiana and remains in effect through Tuesday morning.

7 a.m.

6:30 a.m.
Multiple counties have issued travel advisories this morning.
You can find the FULL LIST HERE.

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6 a.m.
There are now over 200 schools in central Indiana either closed or on a two-hour delay.
Get the full list HERE.

5:30 a.m.
Indianapolis has broken another record this year — this one was set over 70 years ago!
The daily snowfall total for December 15, 2019 was 4.3 inches, as recorded by the National Weather Service. That breaks a record set in 1947 for December 15. On that day, 3.5 inches of snow fell in Indianapolis.

READ | Indy breaks another record

5 a.m.
Over 100 schools are either on a two-hour delay or closed this morning including Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS).
Get the full list HERE.

11:59 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis said the 3.9 inches that had fallen just before 11 p.m. was already a record for Dec. 15.

11:25 p.m.
Here is an update on the weather from the RTV6 News at 11.

Snow falling in Central Indiana

11:16 p.m.
The Officer David Moore Food Pantry will be closed Monday due to the weather. It will reopen at 10 a.m. Saturday.

10:33 p.m.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department reported the number and types of crashes it has responded to Sunday. The numbers include crashes before snow began at 5:15 p.m.

Personal injury accidents: 24
Property damage accidents: 146
Slide-offs: 40
No information accidents: 19
Hit-and-run person injury accidents: 2
Hit-and-run property damage accidents: 37

10:06 p.m.
View a gallery of photos from Sunday night's winter weather here.

9:57 p.m.
Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine said troopers have responded to 32 crashes since 6 p.m.

9:46 p.m.
More than a dozen schools have announced two-hour delays for Monday morning. See them here.

9:43 p.m.
Storm Team 6 meteorologist Kyle Mounce took this picture at Monument Circle.

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Monument Circle is looking pretty under the snow and lights on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

9:27 p.m.
Storm Team 6 meteorologist Kyle Mounce said more than three inches of snow has fallen in Indianapolis ... and there's more to come.

8:33 p.m.
Avon police say a multi-vehicle crash occurred at County Roads 625 East and 100 South.

8:31 p.m.
Storm Team 6 meteorologist Todd Klassen sent in this picture of the snow in Downtown Indianapolis.

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Snow is falling in Downtown Indianapolis on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

RTV6 producer Rick Harker also took this picture in Fishers.

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Snow is falling in Fishers on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

Do you have photos of tonight's winter weather? Share them with us on Twitter, Facebook, or email them to news@wrtv.com.

8:10 p.m.
Plainfield officials are also warning drivers of slick roads:

8:07 p.m.
Here is some traffic camera footage from around Indianapolis:

7:56 p.m.
Counties currently under travel advisories include: Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Bartholomew, Fayette, Brown, Putnam, Clay, Vigo, Sullivan, Greene, Knox, Daviess and Martin. Owen and Monroe Counties continue to have travel watches.

7:33 p.m.
Here's an update from Storm Team 6 meteorologist Kyle Mounce:

Winter weather advisory

7:30 p.m.
Remember: #DontDriveLikeAKnucklehead out there.

7:23 p.m.
7:23 p.m.
Some areas of the city have already seen more than one inch of snow:

6:54 p.m.
6:54 p.m.
Hamilton and Johnson Counties are currently under travel advisories, while Monroe and Owen Counties are under a travel watches as road conditions deteriorate.

6:43 p.m.
INDOT says all lanes are slow on I-65 southbound near 71st Street after a crash.

6:24 p.m.
A travel advisory is in effect for Monroe County and several slide-offs and crashes have been reported:

6:05 p.m.
Hamilton County Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory through Tuesday morning.

If you have to be on the roads, the Indiana Department of Transportation provides these tips for driving in the snow:
If you have to be on the roads, the Indiana Department of Transportation provides these tips for driving in the snow:

  • Reduce speed: Allow extra time to reach your destination, be patient as snowplows travel below posted speed limits.
  • Safe distance: Do not tailgate and give snowplows plenty of room to work, allow plenty of time to slow down.
  • Pay attention: Drive distraction-free, focus on safe driving, be aware of surroundings and changing road conditions

6 p.m.
Travel is becoming difficult in southern Bartholomew County:

5:54 p.m.
Do you have any winter weather pictures or videos? Share them with us on Twitter, Facebook, or email them to news@wrtv.com.

5:25 p.m.
The National Weather Service says they cannot rule out the possibility of thundersnow.

5:20 p.m.
Find out when and where the snow is expected to move through on the radar here.

5:13 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis reports that the first snowflakes have begun falling in Central Indiana. Crews have been treating roads across the area in advance of the snowfall. You can view more information on their plans here.

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