Winter weather in Indiana, Dec. 26

Dec 26, 2012

The strong storm moving through Indiana is causing problems on the road and at the Indianapolis Airport.

Indiana State Police are responding to numerous slide offs the interstates as well as state and U.S. highways. A multi-vehicle accident shut down southbound Interstate-65 for several hours Wednesday morning at mile mark 179 in Tippecanoe County.

A crash closed Interstate-65 for several hours at mile mark 179 in Tippecanoe County.
Credit Indiana State Police

The snow and wind delayed or canceled many flights at Indianapolis International Airport. Travelers were advised to check the airport's website or contact their airline to check flight status.

More than 100 Indiana National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are responding to the winter storm. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is overseeing the deployment across the state.

The members of the Guard are assisting state and local police with road conditions and emergency situations, as needed. The National Guard is operating in Terre Haute, Vincennes, Evansville, Indianapolis, Muncie and Richmond.

The National Weather Service has a Blizzard Warning in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday for much of Indiana. Tippecanoe, Carroll, Fountain and Warren counties are under a Winter Storm Warning until 7 p.m. White and Cass counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory unitl 10 p.m.