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Winter Storm Warning Issued For Southern Indiana

Last updated on Thursday, January 31, 2008

(UNDATED) - The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a winters storm warning. The winter storm watch is no longer in effect.

A winter storm warning is in effect from 7:00pm this evening to 7:00pm Friday for the counties of Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Hancock, Henry, Johnson, Shelby, Rush, Greene, Monroe, Brown, Bartholomew, Decatur, Knox, Daviess, Martin, Lawrence, Jackson, Jennings which includes the cities of Anderson, Muncie, Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford and Seymour.

A mixture of snow and sleet will develop through midnight tonight. After midnight a mixture of sleet and freezing rain will occur. Ice accumulations of one quarter to on half inch will be possible along and southeast of a Vincennes to Bloomington to Shelbyville line.

A mixture of rain, freezing rain and sleet will gradually change back to snow Friday afternoon. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 2 to 5 inches will be possible.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Keep it tuned to the Winter Weather Watchers on WBIW and log on to WBIW.com for more information.

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