Forecast: Dense fog advisory through noon

Fog covers land near Merrillville Road in Merrillville Monday morning.

Jonathan Miano, The Times

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Lake and Porter counties until 9 p.m. Wednesday. 

Visibility will be reduced to a quarter mile or less, making travel conditions hazardous, according to NWS. 

The weather service encouraged drivers to slow down, use headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of the other driver. 

Check back later at for updates. 

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Lauren covers breaking news, crime and courts for The Times. She previously worked at The Herald-News in Joliet covering government, public policy, and the region’s heroin epidemic. She holds a master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting.