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Gusting winds

January 29, 2014

Poor visibility from blowing snow 
 MJRRAY COUNTY NEWS PHOTO
MJRRAY COUNTY NEWS PHOTO
Poor visibility from blowing snow
create blizzard conditions
Weather remains the topic of conversation. A blizzard warning was issued for the area this past Sunday. Combined with the approximately two inches of fresh snow, the howling winds created whiteout conditions throughout the region by 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Visibility went from clear to near 0 in a matter of minutes as wind gusts neared 60 miles per hour stranding motorists while others lost their way and found the ditch. Plows were pulled from the highways by 5:30 p.m. and all roads in the area were closed due to winds and Visibility.

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