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Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 1 p.m.

Monday, December 13, 2010

The National Weather Service (NWS) based in Indianapolis issued a Winter Weather Advisory during the weekend for several Indiana counties, including Clay.

The advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m., today.

According to NWS, strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow across the central portion of the state into the early afternoon. Some areas could experience additional snowfall.

Winds of 20-30 mph with gusts around 35 mph could produce blowing and drifting. Visibilities may be reduced to less than one mile at times.

The worst travel conditions were expected during the morning hours.

Wind chill values were expected to be near or below zero through the day.

According to NWS, wind chill values will be below zero at times Tuesday. In addition, there was a chance for a wintry mix of precipitation Wednesday evening through Thursday.

Here's an outlook provided by NWS regarding weather for the remainder of the week:

* Tonight -- Partly cloudy with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind between 6-11 mph,

* Tuesday -- Mostly sunny with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -3. West northwest wind around 7 mph,

* Tuesday night -- Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Light southwest wind,

* Wednesday -- A 20 percent chance of snow after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind become southeast between 4-7 mph,

* Wednesday night -- A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23,

* Thursday -- A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy with a high near 32,

* Thursday night -- Mostly cloudy with a low around 21,

* Friday -- Mostly cloudy with a high near 31,

* Friday night -- Mostly cloudy with a low around 17,

* Saturday -- Mostly cloudy with a high near 28,

* Saturday night -- Mostly cloudy with a low around 12, and

* Sunday -- Partly sunny with a high near 27.


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Then Why is there School!!!!!! Hope all is safe.

-- Posted by computerdx on Mon, Dec 13, 2010, at 8:20 AM

Computerdx

I attended school in Brazil from 1948 to 1957,

We had to go to school everyday,whether it was 80 degrees or minus 10 degrees,whether it was pouring or whether there was a blowing blizzard and we had to walk,about a mile.

There werent no teachers conferences,no spring breaks,no getting out of school because a snowflake came down.School was school and you went from monday to fri every week.

you kids now are a bunch of sissys,thats why we have problems with kids now a days,

-- Posted by T-REX on Mon, Dec 13, 2010, at 11:47 AM

I agree somewhat with T-REX. We lived just north of National Avenue near the Blue Bonnet. Jackson Street School was about two blocks away, but National was the boundry line. We walked from our house to Meridian Street School every weekday; scorching sun, rain, snow, sleet, Hell or high water, we went. No school buses for city students. Once in a while a neighbor taking their kids to school would stop, but only on pleasant days. If it was raining or snowing, we were probably too wet to get in their car.

PLUS, back then girls wore skirts, baring their legs to all of the elements. I remember walking with my sister. Her legs literally turned blue from the cold. Often times it'd be 10 a.m. until my hands felt like holding a pencil, then we'd walk back home for lunch and back to school again.

-- Posted by Dagnabbit on Mon, Dec 13, 2010, at 2:36 PM


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