Regionally Speaking

NWI Gripped by Polar Vortex

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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.

Guests include:

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





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