INDIANAPOLIS — The second round of winter weather is moving through central Indiana, adding to the four inches of snow that fell around Indianapolis on Sunday night.
The heaviest snowfall on Monday will happen along I-70 and I-74, says WISH-TV Meteorologist Marcus Bailey, and it will happen at the worst time — when everyone is driving home from work.
“You’re talking snowfall rates, during the late afternoon and early evening hours, around one or even two inches per hour,” Bailey said.
Those that will see the heavy snow will be in Terre Haute and Crawfordsville, through the Indy metro, and out east towards New Castle and Richmond. By the time the snow comes to an end late Monday night and into early Tuesday morning, those communities could see an additional four or five inches of snow, on top of what was already on the ground on Monday morning.
If you’re just south of I-70 — like in Martinsville, Franklin, and Shelbyville — Bailey says you’ll have more of a wintry mix during the evening commute on Monday.
“You’ll see rain, sleet, and snow,” he said. “So your snow totals might not be as high, but you’ll still get maybe an inch or two of additional accumulation.”
In southern Indiana — Bailey says cities like Vincennes, Bedford, Bloomington, and Batesville — will get more rain than anything else on Monday afternoon and Monday evening. It could turn into some freezing rain and sleet on Monday night and possibly turn into a few snow flurries overnight into Tuesday morning.