The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.
The National Weather Service is warning of blizzard-like conditions late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, with 8 inches of accumulation possible by the time it's all over.
Area police reported slick, hazardous road conditions and numerous crashes including one involving a state trooper Wednesday morning as snow fell across the region.
Some parts of the region are in for another shot of below-zero wind chills Thursday.
Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
Officials warned residents to brace for the possibility of flooding Thursday.
Area police reported multiple accidents throughout the region Tuesday morning in the wake of Monday's heavy snow, with many roads remaining snow-covered and slick with patches of black ice.
Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.
Local law enforcement officials may have found one of the few pieces of good news from the seemingly never-ending snow and below-zero temperatures this this year.
Saturday morning flurries were the start of an expected 1 to 2 inches of fresh snow as temperatures began to climb.
Northwest Indiana just can't catch a break from the dreadful winter.
Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday morning to 2 to 8 inches of snow and major traffic delays on the interstates.
Anywhere from 3 to 8 inches of snow is expected in various parts of the region by Wednesday afternoon with wind chills as low as 25 below zero to follow on Thursday and Friday.
Another round of snow hit the region Saturday, with travel and winter storm warnings attempting to ease the effects of the latest blast.
More snow is on the way, with a chaser of freezing rain and sleet that has forecasters warning travel could be "hazardous to impossible" Saturday.
Air temperatures and wind chills were still below zero Wednesday morning, causing black ice and multiple crashes in Hammond and near the Illinois State Line.
State officials had a simple message for region residents Monday: Stay home.
The region is bracing for another round of severe winter weather with several inches of snow possible tonight into Sunday, followed by another icy cold snap early next week.
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