INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The season's first winter storm has dropped up to a couple inches of snow in parts of central and northern Indiana, causing some traffic troubles and numerous school delays or closures.
The National Weather Service says most of Indiana's northern two-thirds had at least an inch of snow Friday morning from the storm that dumped more than a foot in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin. Wind gusts over 50 mph at times caused minor damage and scattered power outages.
Meteorologist Nathan Marsili (MAHR'-sell-ee) says there is actually less snowfall near Lake Michigan because its warmer water led to more rainfall in the area.
The weather service says wind gusts topping 40 mph should die down Friday afternoon, with perhaps another inch of snow accumulation by midday.