Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Lancaster County is getting off to a slow start this morning in the wake of the snowstorm that dropped 6.5 to 7 inches of snow overnight.
In addition, wind chills dipped below zero.
Most local school districts closed, and the Lancaster County Courthouse was opening 2 hours late.
One institution, Ephrata‘s Green Dragon farmer’s market, announced Thursday it was closed Friday.
Millersville University meteorologist Eric Horst, who initially had predicted 2 to 5 inches, upped his forecast to 4 to 7 inches late Thursday. Friday morning, he said most of the county got 6.5 to 7 inches of snow.