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Live Doppler 13 Weather Blog: Winter storm timeline and snow forecast

Waves of snow will start hitting Indiana tonight when a Winter Storm Warning goes into effect.

INDIANAPOLIS — A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect starting at 7 p.m. for the Indianapolis metro, surrounding counties, and areas south through 7 a.m. Tuesday. A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for areas north for the same time frame.

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This snow storm will impact central Indiana in two waves. The first moves in late tonight, mainly after 10 p.m., lasting through 8 a.m. Monday. The first wave brings 1"-3" to the Indianapolis metro area overnight, making for a messy morning drive on Presidents Day.

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Credit: WTHR

After a brief lull, wave two arrives after 1 p.m., lasting through around midnight early Tuesday.

Credit: WTHR
Credit: WTHR

This will be the stronger of the two waves with an additional 4"-7" of accumulation possible.

Storm totals will range from 3"-6" to areas northwest of Indianapolis. Most of central Indiana will see a storm total of 6"-9" with the potential of isolated higher amounts. 

New information continues to come in on this storm track, so make sure to check back for the latest forecast.