Update: Roads remain slick in spots; Bitter cold coming tonight

The winter weather advisory for our area has been extended until 1 this afternoon.

According to the Bartholomew County Emergency Management Department, although snow is expected to be leaving the area soon, there is a continuing danger of blowing snow. Bartholomew and Jennings Counties are both under a travel advisory, the lowest level of travel warning. You should use caution if you have to out on the roads.

According to the National Weather Service in Indianapolis a wind chill advisory goes into effect this evening and lasts through Saturday morning for our area.

Forecasters say we can expect wind chills as low as 15 degrees below zero. That means you could be in danger of hypothermia or frostbite if you don’t take precautions outdoors. You should make sure you go out in appropriate clothes including a hat, and gloves.

The wind chill advisory is in effect from 7 tonight to 10 Saturday morning.