Accumulating snow expected tonight into Monday AM


It’s been a calm, dry day with some sunshine, but that will change this evening. Rain showers continue to build in from the southwest. Closer to 11 o’clock tonight is when we will begin to see a change over to a rain snow mix. This transition will take place west to east from 11 PM to 2 AM. Once colder air begins to wrap in around an area of low pressure, we will see accumulation snow. . Lows tonight will be in the upper 20s. Moderate to heavy snow is possible from 1 AM to 6 AM. Some drastic changes have happened in the forecast compared to yesterday. Snow totals will be varying and anywhere from 1 to 6 inches. Eastern portions of the viewing area will see 1 to 3 inches of snow, while portions of southern and far northern Kentucky will see 2 to 5 inches of snow. However, there is a narrow band of heavy snow expected to set up in portions of Western and Central Kentucky that could produce 3 to 6 inches of snow. This area is under a Winter Storm Warning through Monday morning. The remainder of the viewing area is under a Winter Weather Advisory until Monday morning. A wet snow is expected and with warmer ground temperatures, snow totals could be more limited than some forecast models have predicted. Regardless, the Monday morning commute will be impacted. Expect snow covered roads, gusty winds tonight, and reduced visibilities. Snow activity will taper off through the morning from west to east with drier weather expected through the second half of your Monday. A few flurries are possible Monday night. Highs Monday will stay in the mid 40s with lows in the mid to upper 20s. Mainly dry weather is expected Tuesday with highs in the low 40s. A slight mix is possible Tuesday night with lows in the low 20s. Wednesday will be a cold day with highs in the upper 30s and possible low 40s. Temperatures will warm back into the low to mid 50s Thursday with mostly sunny skies. Rain looks to move back in Friday afternoon with highs nearing 60 degrees. Rain is expected Saturday with highs in the low to mid 60s. Some storms are possible Friday and Saturday.

-Meteorologist Elise Dolinar