First 2020 snow comes quick

Heavy snow moved into the area before lunch on Tuesday as predicted,

Morgan County Public Library was one of the public facilities that closed early on Tuesday due to snow.

covering Morgan County roadways and making travel difficult for vehicles.  Morgan County Schools sent students home three hours early, with buses hitting snow-covered roadways as conditions worsened. Highways crews had pre-treated roads with brine on Monday, but the early part of the storm blanketed roadways and plows were just beginning their work at lunch time. The Morgan County Courthouse closed at 1:30 due to poor road conditions. Many other facilities shut down early.

Local emergency responders were called to numerous reports of vehicles stuck in roadways and disabled cars along the roads as snow continued to fall throughout the day. Temperatures remained in the 30s, leaving a combination of slush and snow across the county.