Advisory From Mercer County Health Department

mc health departmentAttention residents of Mercer County.  The National Weather Service is predicting a winter blast with dangerous weather and travel conditions from Sunday afternoon through Wednesday morning. There is a potential for 3-6 inches of snow from Friday night to Sunday. Blowing and drifting may start Sunday afternoon. High sustained winds of 25-35 miles per hour can be expected. Wind chill of -20 to -40 the first part of the week with blowing snow is also expected. Please use caution when traveling or spending time outdoors. For information on emergency shelter openings, please contact Mercer County Sheriff’s Department at 309-582-5194