How much snow will Indiana get?

INDIANAPOLIS – A winter storm will sweep across central Indiana.

Rain began to turn to snow early Wednesday morning, causing a messy, slushy mess on the streets. Some areas could see up to 8 inches of snow once the system moves through.

Hundreds of schools and businesses are already closed for the day. We’ll keep you updated with the latest information on the storm.

Scroll down for live updates throughout the day from the FOX59/CBS4 team.

8:11 a.m

Meteorologist Beth Finello brings us an update on conditions in downtown Indianapolis:

8:05 a.m

Newfields will be closed today due to the weather.

From Newfields:

Due to inclement winter weather, the entire Newfields campus, including THE LUME Indianapolis, will be closed today, Wednesday, January 25th.

8:04 a.m

7:41 a.m

Boone County has activated a yellow travel advisory.

From the Boone County Sheriff’s Office: Agency EMA1, Boone County’s travel status is now yellow. Please be careful in your travels.

7:32 a.m

7:07 a.m

Hamilton County EMA’s Shane Booker says plow drivers are out right now to put salt on the roads and keep things as clear as possible. Snow is increasing across the country and he expects conditions to deteriorate quickly.

7am

The winter storm warning remains in effect and will remain so until the afternoon. Snow could accumulate as fast as an inch an hour.

6:47 a.m

Reporter Michael Van Schoik brings us an update from Carmel.

6:25 a.m

The team received an update from Hendricks County EMA on conditions there

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