Daily Archives: February 9, 2019

Time posted: 3:23 pm

Wintry Mix Before Another Flood Threat

Good afternoon, everyone. We have a high impact storm system moving our way over the next three days. This will bring a wintry mix, creating a few hours of travel issues on Sunday, Then, the flood threat kicks back in from Sunday night through Tuesday as heavy rain returns.

A Winter Weather Advisory (in blue) is out for parts of the region for Sunday, but this should include more counties. Anytime freezing rain is possible, a glaze is all it takes to cause big issues…

You can see this mix of rain, freezing rain and snow working in early Sunday with rain taking over in the afternoon…

The Hi Res NAM freezing rain forecast

NAM freezing rain forecast

GFS freezing rain forecast

Areas of northern Kentucky have the best chance at seeing a small accumulation of snow…

The main threat comes from flooding. A general 1″-3″ of rain will fall from Sunday through Tuesday, with some 4″ amounts possible. Flood Watches are already going up…

Given the fact we are waterlogged and our creeks, streams and rivers are already full, it won’t take much rain to cause flooding issues. Unfortunately, we have a lot of rain on the way. Check out some of the model forecasts through Tuesday…

Euro

NAM

New GFS

GFS

Canadian

If you have interests along waterways, especially rivers, please be mindful that flooding will likely develop over the next few days.

I’m at the Kentucky Sport, Boat and Recreation show at Rupp Arena this evening, so I won’t be able to update again. Come on down and say hi.

Enjoy the evening and take care.

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