Morning commute: a slick, slushy mess

U.S. 31 in Hamilton County early Monday morning. WISH-TV Streetcam

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Most areas in and around Indy picked up 1-3 inches of snow this weekend. Generally, even areas that did not see large quantities of snow accumulation, dealt with less-than-ideal road conditions Monday morning.

The below freezing temperatures will allow for slushy streets to become icy and slick. Extra time and slow speeds will be needed for the morning drive.

HAMILTON COUNTY CONDITIONS: U.S. 31 is snow covered and slick. Driving up Meridian Street from downtown, the roads get worse the further north you go. Around 70th Street things take a turn for the worst. At best, there is one lane partially clear. U.S. 31 is especially tricky because of the construction, and markings are nearly impossible to see.

INDIANAPOLIS & INTERSTATES: Blustery winds left many main streets, side roads and interstates at least partially snow-covered in Indianapolis and to its north. Early morning commuters were forced to share single or half-visible lanes at times.

Extra time and slow speeds will be needed for the morning drive.

Marion County roads Monday morning.
Marion County roads Monday morning/WISH-TV Streetcam

UPCOMING WEATHER: Snow will wrap up early Monday as the storm moves away from Indiana. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs near 20 degrees. Winds will pick from the north and northwest from 10-20 mph with higher gusts.

Click here for a full list of school closings.

A full list of travel advisories can be found by clicking here.

Follow the Storm Track 8 Weather Blog for updates. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s