• Bill Raines

Bedford Street Crews Already on the Job Thursday Morning

BEDFORD - (February 3, 2022) - Bedford Street Department have already been on the job early Thursday morning trying to get ahead of some more inclement weather.


Bedford Street Department treating city streets early Thursday morning


The National Weather Service has predicted 4-7 inches of snow for the Lawrence County area.


At 4:00 a.m. some freezing rain, and snow was beginning to fall and side streets in Bedford were starting to become covered with a small layer of ice.


A small layer of ice blankets side streets in Bedford.


Across the state in northern Indiana roadways were not in good shape as travel warnings were issued in several counties including Brown County.




Local schools, Lawrence County Courthouse, and other businesses have decided to close ahead of the anticipated Winter Storm. Lawrence County is still under a Winter Storm Warning.


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In Crawford County a disaster proclamation was already issued late Wednesday night.


National Weather Forecast


Overnight Snow. Steady temperature around 24. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Thursday Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. High near 23. North northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Friday Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. North wind 6 to 11 mph.

Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

Saturday Sunny, with a high near 21.

Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

Sunday Sunny, with a high near 31.

Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 35.


Oolitic Street Trucks loaded and ready for the Winter Storm


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Lawrence County Zephyr will update information for Lawrence County as it becomes available with the latest advisories, and other information provided by local officials.

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