'Clipper-type' snowstorms expected to drop 4 to 6 inches on region
The National Weather Service in Moon issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Snow is expected to begin mid-morning and accumulate from 4 to 6 inches in the region, with as much as 6 to 10 inches in higher elevations.
The most intensive snowfall will occur Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday, as two “clipper-type” storms move through, the service said in its alert. It warned of limited visibility and snow-covered roads.
A flood advisory issued by the service remains in effect for the Ohio River at The Point, Downtown, until Saturday evening.
Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-20s over the weekend.
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