Nobody covers Brown County like The Democrat Buy PDF| Advertise| Contact Us
Hoosier Harvest Cookbook
 
Latest News
 
Winter storm warning; snowfall predictions vary
Updated on: 02.04.14

Another winter storm is coming, the email alerts and weather forecasts say. But how much snow are we talking? It depends on the source.

The Weather Channel's winter storm alert for the Brown County region, in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday, predicts 3 to 8 inches of snow and sleet, with a tenth to a quarter of an inch of ice possible. It's all expected to start this afternoon and last through midday Wednesday.

The National Weather Service forecast for Brown County predicted snow to start after 4 p.m. today, with 1 to 2 inches falling before nightfall. Tonight, it's calling for 4 to 8 more inches of snow to fall, and less than a half an inch early Wednesday morning.

An Accuweather email blast on Monday showed Brown County in the swath of a 1- to 3-inch snowfall through Tuesday night, then 1 to 3 more through Thursday night.

Some schools in Monroe and Owen counties schools called early 2 p.m. dismissals for Tuesday and canceled all evening activities. Brown County Schools had not changed its schedule as of noon Tuesday.

At Brown County IGA Tuesday morning, shoppers were lined up to get their storm essentials.

As of noon Tuesday, only one event Tuesday night had been canceled: The Cordry Sweetwater Building Commission meeting.

Keep track of closings and other schedule changes here: http://www.bcdemocrat.com/index.php?id=15336.

Obituaries
See Full List »

Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road