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PAOLI, Ind. (WDRB) -- The town square of Paoli, Ind. had a covering of ice and snow Friday afternoon, as heavy snow continued to fall.
Most people did the sensible thing and
stayed home. The snow started falling at approximately 10:00 a.m. It
was proceeded by sleet and freezing rain which left about an 1.5 inches of ice on the roads.
WDRB's Bill Francis and photojournalist Dominic Fuhrmann made the 50-mile drive up from Louisville
this morning. They report that Hwy. 150 was slushy and there were patches of ice
making it very dangerous. They saw salt and plow trucks out on the
roads, but the snow was coming down so fast it was difficult to keep up
Earlier they spoke with Rick Emerick who heads the Orange County Emergency Management agency.
"Currently, we're under a
travel advisory for the county," he said. "If you don't need to
be out, don't be out here. The county roads are not really in good shape, but
the crews are working, doing the best they can with it. We still, as you
can see, we've still got snowfall coming, so we're dealing it with as it