Snow showers follow the ice storm- UPDATE


Good evening. Snow is causing massive travel problems across the region. Many roads are snow and ice covered  and this will continue to be a big issue into tonight. A Winter Weather Advisory is now out for eastern Kentucky. Here’s a look:


Take care.

Good Wednesday, folks. Our major ice storm is winding down, and it’s leaving behind a lot of serious problems. Tens of thousands of folks lost power overnight, and a lot of trees and tree limbs were knocked down because of the ice. High water also was reported across parts of the area, and flood warnings are out for early Wednesday morning.

The rest of our day will see snow showers and snow squalls kicking into high gear. These can put down light accumulations that can cause additional travel troubles for some. Winds will continue to gust, and that’s not good news for all the trees caked in ice. Temps will start in the low 30s and then crash through the 20s from west to east.

Thursday looks cold, with a few flurries or light snow showers. Highs will be in the upper teens and low 20s. Lows by Friday morning will reach the single digits, and highs will be only in the teens.

A set of systems will bring light snow our way this weekend, with the possibility of storms being pushed into early next week.

Here are the tracking toys to get you through the day:

I-75 @ Winchester Road Lexington

I-75 @ Winchester Road

I-75 @ Iron Works Pike Lexington

I-75 @ Clays Ferry Bridge South Between Lexington and Richmond

US 60 @ US 127 Frankfort

US60 @ US127

US 127 @ Frankfort Frankfort

US127 @ Frankfort KY

I-75 at MP 36 London

I-75 @ MP 36

I-71/I-75 at Buttermilk Pike Near Covington

I-71/I-75 @ Buttermilk Pike

I-64 @ 3rd St. Exit Louisville

I-64 @ 3rd St. Exit

Downtown Louisville @ 2nd & Broadway Louisville

Downtown Louisville @ 2nd & Broadway

I-65 @ 234 Near Bowling Green

I-65 @ 234

Stay safe and take care.

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