Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory continue for metro area Thursday afternoon

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BENTON COUNTY, Ind. (Feb.  24, 2016)—A powerful winter storm system dumped 11 inches of snow in Earl Park in northwest Benton County on Wednesday.

Counties north of the metro area are under a Winter Storm Warning, while Indianapolis and nearby cities remain under a Winter Weather Advisory.

Tippecanoe County, just south of White County, already received about 6 inches of snowfall. Areas northwest saw 10 inches or more.

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Here's a timeline for the storm:

More snow is likely overnight and winds will continue to gust up to 30 miles per hour.

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Low temperatures will fall below freezing overnight and icy roads are likely for the Thursday morning rush hour.

DMA Tonight Low Temperature

Indiana set a single-day precipitation record on Wednesday.


As of 10 p.m .as much as 11 inches of snow had fallen across northwest Indiana.

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A Blizzard Warning for northwest Indiana counties, including White, Benton and Warren counties, was cancelled at 10 p.m.

A Winter Storm Warning is issued for most counties north of the metro area and will remain in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday.


A Winter Weather Advisory will also remain in effect until 1 p.m. tomorrow. This area includes the Indianapolis metro area.


As of 2 p.m., up to 6 inches of snowfall happened in some areas north of Indy.

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There will be a  wide range of snow totals across the state. The heaviest snow will accumulate north of I-70.

Manual Drawn Snow Forecast

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