WHITLEY COUNTY (Feb. 18, 2014) -- The area received at least three inches of snow overnight. Although the snow fall has ended, high winds continue to drift rural roads shut, closing Whitley County Consolidated Schools, Whitko Community School Corporation and Smith-Green Community Schools today.
The windy conditions will continue to impact roads and travel through tonight.
Winds of up to 25 mph will blow and drift snow across freshly plowed roads making them almost impassable at times. The winds will continue to gust through tonight and will begin to decrease late Wednesday.
Thursday will bring a change as showers and possibly a couple of thunderstorms move into the area.
Today: Gusty winds causing blowing and drifting snow otherwise becoming partly sunny.
Winds: W/SW 10-20 mph with gusts between 25 and 30 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy and windy.
Winds: S 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and breezy at times.
Winds: W 10-15 mph
Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy.
Winds: SW 5-10 mph