Slick Roads And Bitterly Cold Conditions Overnight

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 1/02 11:30 pm
Winter Weather Advisories and Travelers Advisories In Effect For Tonight
Midnight Update:
Snow showers are beginning to taper off across the region, yet flurries and blowing snow will continue into early Friday, creating slick roadways and surfaces.  Temperatures are in the teens right now, yet will fall into the single digits by early Friday morning.  Winds are still gusting up to 25 mph, giving us wind chills around zero degrees right now.  Friday morning low temperatures will be around 9 degrees, with mostly sunny skies through the day, and afternoon high temperatures only reaching 21 degrees.  Mostly clear skies continue for Friday night, with overnight low temperatures back in the mid-teens by daybreak Saturday.  Winds will turn out of the south on Saturday, helping temperatures to get back into the upper 30s, which will still make for a cold day.  Skies will generally be partly sunny for Saturday, with increasing clouds by late in the day.  Another weather disturbance will move across the region on Sunday, bringing another round of wintry precipitation to Kentucky.  We expect to start off as a cold rain or mix of rain and snow around midday Sunday, with a transition to snow by late Sunday through early Monday.  Arctic air moves into the region early next week, with only a high of 18 degrees on Monday, and sub-zero low temperatures by Tuesday morning.  Tuesday afternoon high temperatures will only reach 10 degrees!  Temperatures remain frigid through midweek, with a high of 24 degrees on Wednesday, and 33 degrees on Thursday.  There will be another chance for a wintry mix for Thursday.
Slick Roadways And Surfaces Tonight

TONIGHT:  We will continue to have snow showers lingering through early tonight, with snow tapering off into early Friday.  Temperatures will continue to quickly fall into the single digits overnight, with wind chills around zero degrees.

FRIDAY:  Mostly sunny skies will return for Friday, yet bitterly cold conditions will continue.  Friday morning will start off with morning low temperatures around 9 degrees, with an afternoon high temperature of only 21 degrees.  Winds will be lighter on Friday, as high pressure moves over the region.

FRIDAY NIGHT:  Skies will remain mostly clear Friday night, with overnight low temperatures around 15 degrees.

SATURDAY:  Our best day of the weekend, will be on Saturday, with mostly sunny skies early, and partly sunny skies into the afternoon.  Temperatures will remain chilly for Saturday, with a high of 38 degrees.

SUNDAY:  An arctic cold front and low pressure system will approach and move through the region on Sunday, bringing a wintry mix of snow and rain, which looks to transition to all snow through Sunday into Sunday night.  Impactful snow accumulations are expected at this time, which would impact travelers late Sunday through early Monday.

MONDAY:  Light snow showers and flurries may linger into Monday morning, with mostly cloudy skies through the day.  Arctic air will continue to move into the region, with Monday afternoon high temperatures only reaching 18 degrees.

MONDAY NIGHT/TUESDAY:  Some of the coldest air we've experienced in years will be felt by Tuesday morning, as arctic air continues to move into Kentucky, with Tuesday morning low temperatures around -1 degrees.  Tuesday will be our coldest day in the week ahead, with a high of only 10 degrees.  Temperatures will fall back to around zero degrees by Wednesday morning.

WEDNESDAY:  Partly sunny skies will continue for Wednesday, with a frigid high temperature of 24 degrees.

THURSDAY:  Another round of snow showers and rain-snow mix will be possible on Thursday, with high temperatures around 30 degrees.
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