Mild Winter Brings Welcome Respite and Mixed Blessings

Listen to the story: This winter could to go into the books as one of this region’s milder cold weather seasons. The moderate conditions have been a welcome relief to most, but a mixed blessing to some. You might think south Louisville hardware store owner Mike Girard has been taking a financial hit with slower… Continue reading Mild Winter Brings Welcome Respite and Mixed Blessings

JCPS Dismissing Early

Due to predicted winter weather, Jefferson County Public Schools will dismiss two hours early today: Middle and high schools at 12:20 pm Elementary schools at 1:45 pm Afternoon early childhood education is also cancelled

Warm Weather Will Remain For Rest Of Week

National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Schoettmer says it’s unlikely any more blasts of northern arctic air will hit the region anytime soon. He says as long as the skies remain relatively clear, high temperatures will stay in the 50s and 60s through the weekend.

LG&E Crews Preparing To Restore Power Outside Of Louisville

Many utilities participate in a program in which they send crews to hard-hit areas to help restore power. The storm is expected to bring strong winds, heavy rain and light snow to Louisville. Louisville Gas and Electric spokesperson Chris Whelan says none of those should cause much damage, and many LG&E crews may be sent out of Kentucky.

Fighting the Winter Blues

STATE OF AFFAIRS 02/01/11: Grey skies, cold weather, and darkness that seems to creep in alarmingly shortly after lunch time. Have you found yourself wishing you could hibernate through the rest of the winter? You’re not alone. Many people experience a lack of energy, decreased motivation and fewer good moods in the winter months. Tuesday we’ll talk about what can be done to combat the winter blahs and keep your spirits up until the daffodils are.  Listen to the Show

Snow To Be Followed By Cold Front

Forecasters are predicting two and four inches of snow for the Louisville area Tuesday. After that, a cold front will come through, bringing winds and frigid temperatures for much of the week. National Weather Service meteorologist John Denman says the snow and cold is the latest in what has been a surprisingly chilly and wet winter.

Winter Weather Disrupts Blood Supply

Winter weather this week has closed schools and some businesses, and in turn cancelled a number of blood drives in the Louisville area. Red Cross spokesperson Karen Stecher says it happens almost every year. “When we see winter weather come through, folks are worried about safety, they aren’t out on the roads, they’ll have schools,… Continue reading Winter Weather Disrupts Blood Supply

Winter Weather Update 7am

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 1pm today The National Weather Service predicts accumulating snow will continue through this morning. Rain may mix in the with the snow briefly this morning over portions of north central Kentucky. Snowfall amounts: total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible across south central… Continue reading Winter Weather Update 7am

El Nino Could Bring Mild Winter to Kentucky

University of Kentucky Meteorologist Tom Priddy says another El Nino weather pattern is on the way, which could mean warmer temperatures this winter for Kentucky. Priddy says scientists started noticing a warming pattern in the Pacific Ocean last month, and are expecting the warm-up to continue through the fall. He says that temperature increase adds… Continue reading El Nino Could Bring Mild Winter to Kentucky