2:16pm

Sun March 24, 2013
Environmental Watchdog

Rain Will Change to Snow Late Today

Rain will change over to snow late today and continue into Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible for Central Kentucky. Cities in the impacted area include Hawesville, Elizabethtown, Louisville, Bedford, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Lexington, Carlisle, Bardstown, Nicholasville and Winchester, according to the NWS office in Louisville.


Most of the snow will fall late tonight but will continue off and on Monday. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 8 p.m. today and continues until 8 p.m. Monday.

The weather service office in Paducah issued a winter weather advisory from 5 p.m. today until 7 p.m. Monday.

One to 3 inches of snow is possible -- particularly north of a line from Morganfield to Calhoun.

In Northern Kentucky, accumulations from 2 to 4 inches are possible. The snow will be heaviest tonight, the weather service office in Wilmington, Ohio, said. A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 2 p.m. today to 2 p.m. Monday.

The advisory includes Carrollton, Independence, Owenton, Williamstown, Falmouth and Brooksville.

The National Weather Service office in Jackson said 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible to parts of Eastern Kentucky tonight and Monday. 

But 2 to 4 inches are possible in high elevation areas near the Virginia state line Monday night into Tuesday, the weather service said. Conditions will be windy with gusts up to 30 mph.

Total accumulations could see 4 to 6 inches through Tuesday in higher terrain areas along the Virginia border.

Cities in the impacted area include Flemingsburg, Morehead, Irvine, London, Corbin, Barbourville, Harlan, Paintsville, Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Manchester, Pikeville and Whitesburg.