Winter Storm Warning Issued Ahead Of Snow Storm

The National Weather Service has upgraded its Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning for many counties, including Hancock County.

The Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from Wednesday morning through Friday morning.

Forecasters say heavy snow is expected, with total snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches possible.

The heaviest snow is expected to fall Wednesday afternoon through Thursday.

Snowfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times.

Travel will become very difficult to nearly impossible, as winds at 15 to 25 miles per hour will cause blowing and drifting of the snow.

Visibility will be significantly reduced.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the updated list of local cancellations click here.

For the updated list on school closings click here.

If you’re a business and organization and need to submit a cancellation you can click here to do that.