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Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
The top of a mailbox peeks out from under the snow.

Steuben lifts snow advisory

Statement issued Saturday morning by Steuben County officials:

The Snow ADVISORY Level for Steuben County has been lifted effective (immediately). County roadways continue to be snow covered and slippery in portions of the county. Some state roads are completely bare where others have bare trails with snow/ice still remaining. County roads continue to have large piles of snow at intersections and along certain portions that narrow lanes. All are passable. Please drive with care and continue to give yourself plenty of travel time and plenty of stopping distance between other vehicles and at intersections. Use headlights during the day to aid in visibility. Large snow banks reduce visibility at intersections and driveways. Extra caution is required at these locations.

The National Weather Service weekend forecast…

Today Snow, mainly after 4pm. High near 17. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tonight Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 11. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Sunday A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind around 5 mph.

Tim R. Troyer


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