Starke, Marshall, Pulaski and LaPorte Counties are under an orange-level travel watches. That means conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. During a “watch” local travel advisory, only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situations, is recommended, and emergency action plans should be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies, and other organizations. Additionally the Starke County Highway Department will stop plowing roads at 6 p.m. today. Plowing operations will resume tomorrow at 6 a.m.
Yellow-level travel advisories are in effect for Porter, Jasper and White Counties . It’s the lowest level of local travel advisory and means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas.
Snow is falling across the listening area, and roads are slippery. We will bring you the very latest developments throughout the day.