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Up To Three Inches Of Snow Predicted By Friday

Some school districts are being forced to add extra days on to their calendars to make up for snow days.

Weather Update 4:10 P.M.

National Weather Service reports indicate power is out in parts of Bloomington due to wind damage. Duke Energy outage maps show 11,406 are without power in Indiana. Brown, Johnson, Jefferson and Vermillion counties all have over 1,000 residents without power.

Weather Update 1:30 P.M.

The National Weather Service has pushed back the winter weather advisory to begin at 5:00 P.M. Emergency responders are being dispatched in Jasper due to strong winds. Trained spotters there say a couple was injured by a sign being blown over. 50 MPH wind gusts were measured at Jasper Middle School around that time. Downed trees also reported in Dubois county.

Weather Update 12:45 P.M.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service are predicting a potent weather system will bring strong winds and isolated thunderstorms today changing over to snow by tonight.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern and central Indiana until 10:00 A.M. Friday due to forecasts of 1 to 3 inches of blowing snow and wind gusts of up to 50 MPH. Accumulating snow is not expected to start until after 7:00 this evening.

Areas farther south, such as Terre Haute and Bloomington, may see snowfall of less than an inch.

Wind chill values will also drop into the single digits.

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