Wind Chill Advisories & Weekend Snow

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Updated: 1/23 11:32 pm
Midnight Update:  Temperatures have fallen into the lower single digits as we approach midnight, with wind chills around -10 degrees.  Wind Chill Advisories will continue through early Friday for locations east of I-75.  Overnight low temperatures will fall to around -5 degrees, with wind chills around -15 degrees.  Friday will feature mostly sunny skies with a high of 18 degrees.  Clouds increase Friday evening, with snow showers developing through the early morning hours of Saturday.  Snow showers will continue through the day Saturday, tapering off during the afternoon.  Snowfall accumulations are expected to range from 1" to 4".  Saturday high temperatures will be around 30 degrees.  Another chance for a wintry mix to snow will develop Sunday night into Monday, as another round of arctic air moves in. 
Wind Chill Advisories are in effect for Eastern Kentucky overnight into Friday morning, with wind chills ranging from -5 to -15 degrees. Snow showers return for Saturday, with snowfall accumulations ranging from 1” to 4” across the viewing area. Highest snowfall amounts will be across the Bluegrass and Eastern Kentucky, with lower amounts the further southwest you go from Lexington.

TONIGHT: Temperatures will fall to around -5 by Friday morning, with mostly clear skies and light winds. Friday morning wind chills will be around -15 degrees.

FRIDAY: More sunshine develops for Friday as high pressure builds back into the region. Friday will be another frigid day, with high temperatures around 18 degrees, and wind chills around -10 degrees.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Clouds build back in Friday evening, with snow showers developing Friday night into Saturday morning. Temperatures will not fall as much Friday night, with Saturday morning low temperatures will be around 17 degrees.

SATURDAY: Snow showers will continue through Saturday morning and taper off through the afternoon. Saturday afternoon high temperatures will be around 30 degrees. Snowfall accumulations will range from 2” to 4” for the Bluegrass and Eastern Kentucky, with 1” to 3” for Southern Kentucky.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Flurries will be possible Saturday night, with an overnight low temperature of 9 degrees.

SUNDAY: Temperatures may get a little milder on Sunday, ahead of another cold front that will move through Sunday night into Monday. Sunday afternoon high temperatures will be around 34 degrees. Another cold front will approach and move through Sunday night into Monday, with a wintry mix to light snow developing once again.

NEXT WEEK: Arctic air continues to move into the region for early next week, with highs in the upper teens on Monday, and around 10 degrees for Tuesday. Conditions look to remain dry for midweek next week, with mostly sunny skies on Wednesday and a high of 18 degrees.

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