A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Lee, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. After a strong afternoon cold front, brisk north winds -- 20-25mph -- will continue to drop temperature to / just above a freeze tonight. A rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 6am and 10am Thursday. Little-to-no accumulation is expected -- however, caution is urged driving on bridges and overpasses.
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) - School officials say tornadoes like the ones that devastated rural communities in Indiana, Kentucky and other states Friday pose unique challenges because they strike suddenly, leaving little time to scramble to safety.
Some school officials prefer to dismiss early when there's a warning, saying it lessens the chance of a massive loss of life.
But others say they can't do that every time there's a storm since many often don't develop into funnel clouds, and in some communities, school buildings offer the best protection.
Students in Henryville, Ind., got lucky Friday. They were already on their buses when tornado sirens went off. The drivers raced them home, and all are safe. Meanwhile, the tornado hit their school, tearing it apart.
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