Marion County schools are closed today

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Winter weather advisory in effect until 7 p.m.

By The Staff

Marion County Schools are closed today, Friday, Jan. 17.

Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser announced that schools are closed due to isolated road conditions and anticipated weather during the day.

The Marion County Public Library will have delayed opening today due to poor driving and parking conditions. The library will open at noon today.

According to the National Weather Service, a winter weather advisory is in effect for parts of Indiana and Kentucky, including Marion County, until 7 tonight. Scattered snow showers are anticipated in the region during mid to late morning.

The snow showers could produce a half-inch to one inch of snow, which could also create slick road conditions, according to the weather service. Drivers should be aware of the possibility of snow-covered roads and reduced visibility.

For more on today's weather forecast, click here http://goo.gl/7c376i.