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
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
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Louisville and surrounding areas. Less than half an inch of snow is predicted, but the combination of precipitation, wind and cold temperatures is expected to make roadways slick for morning commutes. Louisville Public Works officials tweeted around 9 pm that crews were salting roads in… Continue reading Overnight Snow Expected, City Salting Roads for Morning Commutes
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says the city will use social media to communicate with the public during snow storms this year. Fischer announced winter weather plans while surrounded by members of the city’s snow team. The public will now be able to follow updates on the Twitter feed @LouSnowPlow or the Metro Public Works Facebook… Continue reading Louisville Metro Prepared for Snowstorms, Uses Social Media
The National Weather Service in Paducah says parts of Marshall County were hit with eight to ten inches. As the storm moves east, other parts of the state may get between two and four inches, and northern Kentucky may have half an inch of accumulation or less.
The temperature is in the upper 30’s this morning, but it’s expected to drop to near freezing in the next couple hours. As that happens, the light rain will change over to snow. The snow isn’t expected to be heavy, but it could range from 1-2 inches. Most of the snow accumulation will be on grass and elevated surfaces, but roads and overpasses might become slushy.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Schoettmer says Louisville and southern Indiana will see rain for most of Tuesday. The storm could bring about an inch of snow to the area, but Schoettmer says the wind is the biggest threat.
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.
Meteorologist John Denman says temperatures on Christmas Day will only be in the 20s, with snow flurries or light snow possible.
There is a slight chance of rain and snow showers from Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon, but, following that, much of this week’s weather will be relatively mild.