Good Monday, folks. A developing winter storm will bring nasty weather to Central and Eastern Kentucky over the next few days. This will make for tricky travel during the busiest travel period of the year.
Here’s a quick breakdown:
– A round of light snow and icy mix will push across the state Tuesday evening and overnight. This is likely to put down light accumulations that can cause slick spots to develop on area roads.
– The bulk of the moisture arrives on Tuesday as our winter storm cranks up. Snow and a mix will be with parts of central and northern Kentucky as southern and southeastern parts of the state go over to heavy rain for a while. The snow line will then collapse southeastward rapidly by late afternoon and early evening. It will be snowing hard across most of central and eastern Kentucky shortly after dark.
– A band of moderate to heavy snow will work across central and eastern Kentucky into Wednesday morning. This band will put down the bulk of the snowfall.
– Snow showers and squalls will become widespread on Wednesday as northwesterly winds gust to 30 mph. Some of these squalls might produce whiteout conditions at times. Additional accumulations will be possible. Highs will stay in the 20s and wind chills may approach zero in some cases.
Here’s my first call for snowfall: