BREAKING NEWS: NWS issues winter storm warning for SOKY

BREAKING NEWS: NWS issues winter storm warning for SOKY

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter storm warning that covers all of South Central Kentucky.

The warning extends Wednesday night through Friday morning.

“Multiple rounds of wintry weather are expected later today through early Friday morning,” the NWS stated in its winter storm warning briefing. “Snow accumulations greater than 4 inches will be possible across portions of South Central Kentucky during the period with lighter snowfall accumulations expected north of the Western Kentucky and Bluegrass parkways.”

Areas in South Central Kentucky expected to be impacted by the winter storm include Warren, Barren, Allen, Logan, Edmonson, Butler, Hart, Monroe, Metcalfe, and Butler counties.

The winter storm warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Friday.

Details on what to expect are below.

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with isolated higher amounts and
ice accumulations of a light glaze will be possible.

* WHERE…Portions of south-central and east-central Kentucky.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.


If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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