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Monroe County placed under a travel advisory because of the bad visibility and road conditions



Monroe County, Indiana – The Indiana Department of Homeland Security said that Monroe County was under a travel advisory on Friday due to bad road conditions and low visibility from blowing snow until further notice. This is the week’s second travel advisory.

This indicates that due to weather-related hazardous conditions, regular travel and activities may be prohibited in some regions. Locals are encouraged to use caution or avoid these areas completely.

The National Weather Service predicts that winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour might reach Bloomington on Friday. Additionally, the NWS issued a wind chill advisory that was in force from 7 p.m. on Friday until 10 a.m. on Saturday, as well as a winter weather advisory that was valid until 1 p.m.

The NWS states that although the snow is supposed to stop, blowing snow is predicted to last into the afternoon. Up to 20 degrees below zero wind chills are predicted during the wind chill advisory.

NWS live trackers and local weather networks are two ways Monroe County residents may keep an eye on the forecast.


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