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Service says more snow headed to area

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Clay County residents felt the impact of Mother Nature this past week.

First, the county was affected by an ice storm, leaving many without power.

As the week progressed, power was eventually restored for all county residents. As of Sunday afternoon, Duke Energy reported only 74 power outages in the area, including 70 in Vigo County. There were no power outages being reported in Clay County.

Secondly, snow dumped over the county much of Saturday. However, by Sunday, temperatures warmed up a bit.

However, the National Weather Service (NWS) based in Indianapolis is calling for more snow throughout the area.

According to NWS, light snow was possible Sunday with minor accumulation. The service called for up to an additional inch of snow in the area.

As well, NWS stated light snow was possible through Monday evening and again Wednesday.

The service called for a 40 percent chance of snow Monday and a 20 percent chance in the evening, with a high near 30-degrees and a low around 11.

The service said another blast of arctic air was expected Monday night, as residents could expect sub-zero wind chills by Tuesday.

It called for temperatures to hover around 17 Tuesday, with a low close to 5.

Temperatures were expected to stay in the teens through Thursday, with a high near 15 Wednesday and a predicted high of 12 Thursday.

NWS stated Friday called for a sunny day with a high near 22 and a low near 14.

Temperatures are expected to hit 33 Saturday.

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