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UPDATE: NWS Orders Winter Weather Advisory

Posted On January 17, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

 

U.S. 50 in Versailles was among many roads in Ripley County in bad shape due to Friday morning's snowfall. Submitted by Marc Yoe

U.S. 50 in Versailles was among many roads in Ripley County in bad shape due to Friday morning’s snowfall.
Submitted by Marc Yoe

Update posted at 8:05 a.m.:

 

National Weather Service meteorologists in Wilmington, Ohio is revising its snowfall forecast upwards for the tri-state.

 

The weather service has placed southeast Indiana, northern Kentucky, and southwest Ohio under a Winter Weather Advisory until 4:00 p.m. Friday. The forecast now calls for one to two inches of snowfall in the area.

 

Most of the snow will fall during the morning, then begin to taper off during the early afternoon.

 

 

Original story posted at 6:40 a.m.:

 

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The afternoon commute got ugly Thursday and commuters might experience a similar situation Friday morning.

 

Another round of snow showers is expected to move in. The National Weather Service says the half-inch of snow during the morning will be accompanied by falling temperatures and gusty winds.

 

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Drivers in Ripley County reported white-out conditions as the snow began falling there around 5:30 a.m. A semi truck had slid off the road and into a field on U.S. 50 just west of State Road 129 near Versailles at about 6:30 a.m.

 

Many schools in southeast Indiana had called for a two-hour delay early in the morning in anticipation of the snowfall. Some in northern Kentucky decided to close. You can find our full school closing list HERE.