Major winter storm impacting travel in Evansville area

Tell City issues snow emergency
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Updated: Feb. 15, 2021 at 4:18 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The winter weather is creating snow covered roads in the Tri-State, including Evansville.

[Winter Storm Warning]

Tell City Police have issued a snow emergency.

They say the county is unable to keep the roads clear, and they encourage everyone to stay home.

Here’s a look at Evansville area roads at 10 p.m.

2/15 Indiana conditions at 10pm

Here’s a look at Evansville area roads from the 14 First Alert Interceptor starting around 4:10 p.m. Monday.

Just before 3p.m., Vanderburgh County Emergency Management issued a travel watch for the county.

That means only essential travel is recommended.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office said they’ve been mostly responding slide offs, as they expected.

You can see the county’s designated snow routes here.

If you do be out, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security has the travel advisory map that’s color-coded by county.

You can view that map here.

Meteorologist Arden Gregory continues to monitor the snow in the Tri-State. Here’s a look at her live shot at 6 p.m.

2/15 Arden continues monitoring the snow

Sgt. Todd Ringle spoke with us on 14 News at 5 about road safety.

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Mayor Winneke went out with road crews Monday morning. He spoke with us Monday on 14 News at 4.

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Here’s a look at the roads from the 14 First Alert Interceptor from about 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday.

[Click here to see the closings list]

We’re told the Indiana Department of Transportation sent out 30 trucks in the Evansville area. District-wide, which covers all the way up to Vincennes, there were well over a hundred sent out.

We’re told INDOT trucks are scheduled at 12-hour shifts until the snow is over.

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Here is video from earlier Monday:

Major winter storm to impact travel in Evansville area

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