Time posted: 1:37 am

Tracking A Little Bit Of Light Snow

Good Friday, everyone. We’ve made it to the end of the week, but we have a few more rounds of light snow impacting the region. We are emphasizing the word ‘light’ in all this. 🙂 Once into the weekend, tings look better, but next week could get pretty ugly. That’s when rounds of storms and heavy rain roll across the region.

Let’s begin with the first round of light snow out there this morning. This will put down some very light accumulations, but not for everyone. Coatings will be possible with a little more possible in the southeastern part of the state.

Here’s where the Winter Weather Advisory is…

If some areas pick up on a little snow this morning, it’s likely gone pretty quickly as we break out into some sun with temps going above freezing.

The next round of light snow moves in by evening and may put down additional light accumulations, especially across the southeast. That could cause some travel issues as temps drop into the upper teens and low 20s behind it overnight.

Saturday is a mainly clear day with temps ranging from the upper 30s to middle 40s.

Sunday is the most awesome day in a while. Highs reach 60-65 under a partly sunny sky. Make sure to enjoy every minute of it because things go downhill in a hurry by Monday. That’s when showers move back in here ahead of a concerning setup for Tuesday and Wednesday,

Rounds of showers and strong storms will come at us during this time, leading to the potential for flooding. Here’s the area I’ve been highlighting for several days now…

The GFS continues to show the heavy rain potential…

Ugh.

I will have your usual updates later today, so y’all come back. Until then, here are your morning tracking tools…

Lexington


Louisville

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Covington area

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E-town

Winchester

Maysville

Pikeville

Pine Mountain

Jenkins

Mt. Vernon

London

Corbin

Mountain Parkway near Slade

Have a great day and take care.

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Time posted: 7:37 pm

More Light Snow Ahead

Good evening, gang. We have two more rounds of light snow to go through from late tonight through Friday evening. Both rounds may cause travel issues to develop once again. Once all the winter weather ends, it’s all about the rounds of strong storms and heavy rainfall for next week.

The first round of light snow develops from northwest to southeast later tonight. This will put down light accumulations of snow just in time for morning commute, with the next round arriving Friday evening. Each of those may put down enough to cause some issues.

As we found out last night, it doesn’t take much to have big impacts. Unfortunately, we still can’t get Winter Weather Advisories to be impact driven instead of purely about criteria. Each year, we are all told this will be the year the advisories are driven by impact, yet it never happens.

Here’s the current Winter Weather Advisory that only includes 3 counties in the southeast…

My current call for snowfall looks like this…

Again, this is for both waves. The first wave melts in the morning before some melting, then the next round arrives with light accumulations in the evening.

The models are showing what they think will fall from both systems combined…

NAM

GFS

HRRR

Here’s your regional radar to watch the action develop to our north and west…

The weather turns much better for Saturday and Sunday with temps in the upper 30s to middle 40s to finish February. The first day of March finds temps reaching 60-65 for most under a mostly sunny sky.

As you know, I’ve been really sounding the alarm on the potential for big storms and flooding rains next week. The European Model is just flat our scary with the rainfall forecast…

The GFS is just a little farther southeast with the heaviest corridor…

That could get ugly, folks. We will continue to watch the entire region…

Have a great evening and take care.

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Time posted: 12:28 pm

Another Round Of Light Snow Ahead

Good afternoon, folks. Snow showers and flurries are finally winding down across the region as we turn our attention toward another light snow maker for Friday. Once we get rid of this, it’s full steam ahead toward a busy first week of March. Spring temps, the potential for strong storms and heavy rainfall will dominate the the opening of the third month of the year.

Snow showers and squalls last night caused travel issues this morning, but conditions are improving. Flurries and snow showers continue to decrease this afternoon…

The light snow maker coming Friday is looking even lighter. One round comes in the morning with another round in the evening. Snowfall totals of coatings to 1″ show up in areas of central Kentucky, with a couple inches possible across southeastern Kentucky. Here’s the GFS:

Saturday continues to look better as temps climb into the upper 30s and low 40s across the central and east, with mid 40s west.

Sunday is the absolute best day of the next week. Highs jump deep into the 60s with a partly sunny sky.

This brings us to the interesting part of the weather story. Showers move in for Monday with temps again making a run into the low 60s. This is ahead of a potent looking setup that could throw waves of thunderstorms and heavy rain at us. Strong storms are possible and rainfall could be excessive. Here’s the area I’m initially highlighting…

I will have the latest on WKYT-TV starting at 4pm today with another KWC update this evening. Have a good one and take care.

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