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Whitley County under level one snow emergency

February 1, 2011

Sheriff Mark Hodges, Emergency Management Director Cathy Broxon-Ball, county highway superintendent Mike Barton and the Whitley County Commissioners have moved Whitley County to a Level 1 snow emergency effective from 9 p.m. Tuesday night until noon Wednesday.

The text of their declaration follows:

Whereas, Whitley County, Indiana has been impacted by or is immediately threatened by a severe winter storm blizzard.

February 1, 2011 21:00 Activate the Snow Emergency Ordinance 2008-01 Level 1, for the next 15 hours.

Weather issues updates

February 1, 2011

Updated 4:45 a.m. Wednesday - The Post & Mail will post updates as they become available as to weather conditions in Whitley County and weather-related information for our readers. Check back to this story for the latest reports.
The Wednesday edition of The Post & Mail went to print early because of the second round of this week’s winter storm. If snowy conditions inhibit paper delivery, customers should expect their Wednesday paper to be delivered with the Thursday edition.

Blizzard warning causing closings

February 1, 2011

Updated 4:45 a.m. Wednesday - One to two inches of snow overnight and the promise of more this afternoon have closed schools in Whitley County.
Smith-Green Community Schools, Whitley County Consolidated Schools, Whitko Community Schools and Faith Christian Academy had all closed by 6 a.m. this morning.
Weather forecasts have upgraded our area to a blizzard warning as high winds are expected to make travel very difficult, if not impossible later today.

 

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