12:04pm

Tue March 5, 2013
Environmental Watchdog

Snow Headed for Most of Kentucky

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Northern Kentucky beginning at 11 a.m. today and continuing until 1 p.m. Wednesday. Three to 5 inches of snow along with some ice is possible. Rain will mix with snow late this afternoon and then change over to all snow tonight.

Meanwhile, the weather service office in Louisville has issued a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. today until 1 p.m. Wednesday for a large portion of central Kentucky. Rain will change over to snow tonight after sunset and continue through Wednesday morning.

One to 4 inches of snow is expected in an area that includes Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Elizabethtown, Campbellsville, Somerset, Jamestown, Burkesville, Cynthiana, Bardstown, Danville, Stanford, Corbin and others cities.

And the weather service office in Jackson has issued a winter weather advisory for Eastern Kentucky from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

One to 3 inches of snow is expected with higher amounts possible in higher terrains along the Virginia border.

This area includes the cities of Flemingsburg, Mount Sterling, Morehead, London, Baroubrville, Harlan, West Liberty, Paintsville, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Beattyville, Hindman, Hazard, Manchester, Hyden, Whitesburg, Inez and Pikeville, among others, the NWS said.

The weather service office in Paducah said Western Kentucky will see windy conditions later today and early Wednesday but will only see a trace of snow, if any. This includes the portion of the state west of a line roughly from Owensboro to Hopkinsville.