SNOW EMERGENCY: County on restricted travel again

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County residents are becoming all-too-familiar with the terms “Level 1 Snow Emergency” and “Travel Warning” as Monday was nearly a Deja-Vu of three weeks ago, when the county was at a stand-still after Winter Storm Ion.Winter Storm Ion dropped 16.2 inches of snow to the area Jan. 5, along with sub-zero temperatures and substantial travel impairment.Though the area received less than 5 inches of snow during the weekend, 35-mile-per-hour winds have created drifts as high as 6 feet tall in some areas — on top of the snow that hasn’t yet melted from Winter Storm Ion.To read the rest of this story, see the Jan. 27 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.