Monroe County is under a Travel Advisory until further notice due to deteriorating road conditions

The Monroe County Emergency Management Agency sent the following message Saturday, “Monroe County is under a Travel Advisory until further notice due to deteriorating road conditions.”


National Weather Service Advisory:

Light snow continues to fall across central Indiana but will end from west to east between 11 pm and 2 am. Total accumulations of around an inch are possible with locally higher amounts. Travel conditions have steadily deteriorated in spots this evening and will continue to be problematic overnight even after the snow ends. The combination of westerly winds gusting to 30 mph and temperatures tumbling into the single digits will lead to blowing of snow across roadways and continued icing of surfaces. Use caution if traveling through Sunday morning and allow extra time to reach your destination.


National Weather Service forecast for Bloomington, Indiana:

Tonight

Snow likely before 2am, then a chance of flurries between 2am and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Sunday

Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -23. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Sunday Night

A chance of flurries between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

M.L.King Day

A slight chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of flurries between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night

A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 3. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 12. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

Friday

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

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