NWI Gripped by Polar Vortex
January 6, 2014
We’re monitoring the Polar Vortex which has gripped the Midwest. The storm closed down the portions of I 65 and the Borman Expressway.
Regionally Speaking Host Steve Walsh reached out to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Lake County Sheriff John Buncich, as well as representatives from the Indiana Department of Transportation. Gerald Hanas with the South Shore. The AAA Chicago Motor Club and the Indiana State Police.
Bart Wolf, with the VU meteorology Department, will tell us where all of this cold is coming from, but more importantly, when it will end.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson
Lake County Sheriff John Buncich
Beth Mosher of the AAA Chicago Motor Club
Gerald Hanas, NICTD General Manager
Ann Wojas, Indiana State Police
Matt Deitchley, INDOT Northwest District
Bart Wolf, Valparaiso University Meteorology Department