Ski slopes welcome storm's heavy snowfall

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Southern Indiana's ski resorts are welcoming the snowstorm that's begun blanketing their ski runs with fresh blanket of snow.

Lauren Grenier of Paoli Peaks about 40 miles south of Bloomington says the resort is expecting about a half foot of snow from Wednesday's storm. She says seven of the resort's 15 ski runs opened Wednesday morning to skiers, snow boarders and snow-tubing enthusiasts. Grenier says some of those runs already had a foot of manmade snow.

Chip Perfect of Perfect North Slopes says the storm could dump a half-foot of snow on the Lawrenceburg-area resort. He says 15 of its 23 ski runs are open.

Perfect says the storm might keep some people away Wednesday but the fresh snow will get many others thinking about a skiing trip.

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