Scraping, chipping, shoveling: Clinton Countians dig out


Many Clinton Countians found a formidable accumulation of ice on their vehicle windows Wednesday morning. Here Jacob Quallen uses a long-handled scraper to chip away at the ice, but he said defrosting the windshield is what made his scraping effective in the first place. After a chilly Thursday, temperatures are predicted to reach the 40s on Friday and Saturday.

Many Clinton Countians found a formidable accumulation of ice on their vehicle windows Wednesday morning. Here Jacob Quallen uses a long-handled scraper to chip away at the ice, but he said defrosting the windshield is what made his scraping effective in the first place. After a chilly Thursday, temperatures are predicted to reach the 40s on Friday and Saturday.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

It took a while, but Jacob Quallen had a feeling of accomplishment once his windshield was cleared of ice.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Davo Castello cleans up the sidewalks in front of Fiesta Veracruz on West Locust Street on Wednesday.


John Hamilton | News Journal

A county snow plow truck makes its rounds down the slushy streets of Wilmington’s West Locust Street on Wednesday.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Clinton County employee Dan Michael shovels a crunchy cover off the handicap-accessible ramp near the South Street entrance to the county courthouse Wednesday.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Many Clinton Countians found a formidable accumulation of ice on their vehicle windows Wednesday morning. Here Jacob Quallen uses a long-handled scraper to chip away at the ice, but he said defrosting the windshield is what made his scraping effective in the first place. After a chilly Thursday, temperatures are predicted to reach the 40s on Friday and Saturday.

It took a while, but Jacob Quallen had a feeling of accomplishment once his windshield was cleared of ice.

Davo Castello cleans up the sidewalks in front of Fiesta Veracruz on West Locust Street on Wednesday.

A county snow plow truck makes its rounds down the slushy streets of Wilmington’s West Locust Street on Wednesday.

Clinton County employee Dan Michael shovels a crunchy cover off the handicap-accessible ramp near the South Street entrance to the county courthouse Wednesday.

Many Clinton Countians found a formidable accumulation of ice on their vehicle windows Wednesday morning. Here Jacob Quallen uses a long-handled scraper to chip away at the ice, but he said defrosting the windshield is what made his scraping effective in the first place. After a chilly Thursday, temperatures are predicted to reach the 40s on Friday and Saturday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/02/web1_jacob-1.jpgMany Clinton Countians found a formidable accumulation of ice on their vehicle windows Wednesday morning. Here Jacob Quallen uses a long-handled scraper to chip away at the ice, but he said defrosting the windshield is what made his scraping effective in the first place. After a chilly Thursday, temperatures are predicted to reach the 40s on Friday and Saturday. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

It took a while, but Jacob Quallen had a feeling of accomplishment once his windshield was cleared of ice.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/02/web1_accomplished-1.jpgIt took a while, but Jacob Quallen had a feeling of accomplishment once his windshield was cleared of ice. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Davo Castello cleans up the sidewalks in front of Fiesta Veracruz on West Locust Street on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/02/web1_DSC_0262-1.jpgDavo Castello cleans up the sidewalks in front of Fiesta Veracruz on West Locust Street on Wednesday. John Hamilton | News Journal

A county snow plow truck makes its rounds down the slushy streets of Wilmington’s West Locust Street on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/02/web1_DSC_0274-1.jpgA county snow plow truck makes its rounds down the slushy streets of Wilmington’s West Locust Street on Wednesday. John Hamilton | News Journal

Clinton County employee Dan Michael shovels a crunchy cover off the handicap-accessible ramp near the South Street entrance to the county courthouse Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/02/web1_dan-1.jpgClinton County employee Dan Michael shovels a crunchy cover off the handicap-accessible ramp near the South Street entrance to the county courthouse Wednesday. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal