Winds are gusting as high as 40 mph in the Louisville metro area this morning. With temperatures holding steady in the mid 20’s, that means it feels like about 10 degrees outside. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that remains in effect until 4pm today.
Much of the country is bracing for a massive winter storm today. In Chicago, forecasters expect snowfall at the rate of 3 inches an hour, combined with blizzard force winds. Louisville will get off lightly, by comparison.
A major winter storm is making its way across the country. It’s expected to drop a foot of snow or more in some places, but the effects in Louisville might not be so dramatic.
There’s been some light snow across the Louisville metro this morning, but snow will intensify this afternoon into this evening. The National Weather Service predicts 3-4 inches of snow by nightfall.
Ryan Sharp with the National Weather Service says the heavier burst of snow will begin Thursday afternoon. Forecasters are predicting total accumulations of four to six inches by midnight.
In its latest statement, the National Weather Service predicts patches of light freezing rain or freezing drizzle will continue through the late morning and into the afternoon hours. This follows more significant ice accumulations overnight.
Forecasters predict light snow this afternoon, changing to a mixture of sleet and eventually freezing rain late tonight and early tomorrow morning. We could see up to one quarter of an inch of freezing rain with higher amounts possible. Sleet and snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches will also be possible before the onset of freezing rain.
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7pm tonight. The expected snowfall amount has dropped with the latest forecast this morning. The National Weather Service predicts light to occasionally moderate snow will continue through early afternoon before transitioning to snow showers. The most significant accumulations will occur during the morning hours. We expect 4… Continue reading Winter Weather Update: Monday 5am
A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 7pm tonight until 7pm Monday evening. Light snow is falling across the region now. More significant accumulations will begin by mid evening tonight and continue at least through the morning hours Monday. Light snow showers will continue through the rest of the day Monday. By Monday… Continue reading Winter Storm Update 3:15pm
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 7pm tonight through 7pm Monday. The National Weather Service predicts light snow will develop tonight, with measurable accumulation beginning after midnight. The snow will continue into the morning hours on Monday. Light snow may continue off and on Monday afternoon into evening. The forecast is four to… Continue reading Winter Storm Update 10am