Winter storm advisory issued for area

March 11, 2014  


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm advisory from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday (March 12) for areas of central Indiana, including Tippecanoe County.

Forecasts are calling for rain Tuesday (March 11) night, changing over to snow with chances of sleet during the transition. Snowfall could be 2-5 inches. High temperatures Wednesday are expected to be in the upper 20s, with wind chill readings from minus 3 to 7 degrees above zero Fahrenheit.

The weather is not expected to affect class schedules on Wednesday. However, blowing and drifting snow could affect driving conditions, as winds are expected to be high. University public safety officials urge those traveling to or from campus to be cautious on the roadways.

For up-to-date forecasts, go to the National Weather Service website at http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?zoneid=INZ029&zflg=1

The Indiana State Police offers winter driving safety tips at http://www.in.gov/isp/2858.htm

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