County under Winter Weather Advisory through Saturday

Thursday, February 4, 2010

The National Weather Service based in Indianapolis issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect for 4 a.m., today, to 6 a.m., Saturday.

A winter storm watch was issued early Thursday.

The service called for snow accumulation of 3-5 inches. It also called for blowing and drifting snow into the evening, with the chance of precipitation being mixed with sleet.

The advisory is in effect into Saturday morning.

The service called for snow accumulations of 4-8 inches by Saturday morning, with the heaviest snowfall taking place in the southeast parts of the central portion of the state.

The storm, according to the service, was expected to move into the area late Thursday. NWS called for light sleet possibly mixed with snow in the Vincennes, Sullivan and Linton areas.

It also stated as the storm pushed east, the precipitation would change to snow during Friday.

According to the service, snow was expected to continue through the central part of the state all day today

Snow was expected to "taper off" Saturday, giving way to possible flurries.

In addition, the service is calling for the possibility of more snow Monday through Tuesday.

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