Winter Weather Advisory #005: Expires 12 MAR 2018 (14:00 Eastern)

11 MAR 2018 – Valid until 02:00 PM 12 MAR 2018

A private Winter Weather Advisory encompasses most of Western, Central, and Eastern Kentucky, beginning Sunday night, through the afternoon, Monday.

Precipitation is already occurring in parts of Kentucky, and will likely switch from rain, to mix, to snow after 23:00 Sunday. Up to 6+ inches in some areas particularly in a narrow strip depicted in the advisory map. Locally, some areas may accumulate up to 8 inches.

Wind Statement: Wind will likely be mild, gusts may reach 15-20mph, with the greatest gusts occurring between midnight and 02:00 AM.

Activation: Kentuckians are encouraged to submit reports and photos of ice and snow impacting travel through the night. You can use Twitter #kywx or @SkywarnW700, and for those in Eastern Kentucky, you can tag @EKYVost

Travel Impact: Please give yourself additional travel time to account for warming your vehicle up. Make sure you keep enough fuel in your vehicle in case of an emergency, this will allow you to run your vehicle for heat longer. Additionally, there may be ice and snow on roadways. Use caution, or preferably stay home!
*ICE* Ice is a threat with this storm, especially once roads freeze.

You can view weather resources and view live traffic here, and road conditions at: Weather Resources RWIS

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