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SNOW COLD RAIN: No end in sight for wicked weather

February 21, 2014

Whitley County Emergency Management Director Cathy Broxon-Ball fills sandbags with a fireman Thursday afternoon. Sandbags are available for pick up at the Whitley County Highway Department.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Snow. Cold. Snow. Cold. Snow. Rain. Thunderstorm — Snow. Cold.

It appears the area is in a never-ending cycle of bad weather this winter.
After being in a vicious cycle of snow and frigid temperatures, forecasters predicted warmer temperatures Thursday, bringing some hope for the beginning of the end of winter.

But the “warm” weather Thursday wasn’t all it was cracked up to be.
Though temperatures reached the upper 40s for the first time this year, it came with rain — a lot of it.

“It is so damp outside, it doesn’t feel any warmer,” said Whitley County Emergency Director Cathy Broxon-Ball.

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