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A quick-moving, dynamic clipper system brought bands of heavy snow to parts of southern Illinois and southwest Indiana during the afternoon and evening hours of Friday, February 16, 2024. With snowfall rates of one to two inches per hour and frequent lightning, the snow quickly accumulated on roads, bridges, and sidewalks, creating major travel impacts along and north of Interstate 64. Snowfall totals of three to seven inches were reported in Perry, Jefferson, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, and Hamilton Counties in southern Illinois. In southwest Indiana, one to three inches of snow fell across Gibson and Pike Counties, while a trace up to one inch of snow fell across Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick, and Spencer Counties.
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