PVT Wind Chill Advisory #002 (Expires 08:00 EST JAN 31)

29 JAN 2019 – Valid 10PM to 8AM 31 JAN 2019

A private Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for the areas shown below. Tonight, winds associated with a deep cold front will cause a sharp decline in temperature, especially in Northern Kentucky. Wind chills could reach as low as -20ºF with isolated areas feeling as low as -25ºF. Most areas  further South can expect wind chills from single digits to -10F. Isolated brief snow showers could occur, and again Wednesday night primarily for portions of Western Kentucky.

Caution should be taken to cover exposed skin if you must be outside in this weather. In some areas, wind chills will be cold enough to cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes.

Travel Impact: Low (Low CCA Car Batteries may struggle.)
Safety Impact: Moderate
Wind: Low
Hail: 0 / 10
Precipitation Amounts: Low (Less than 1.00″ Isolated)
Tornadic Activity: 0 / 10

*Advice: If you must be outside, ensure you’re properly dressed in layers; all skin should be properly covered. *

If it is a life threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.

PVT Wind Chill Advisory #001 (Expires 13:00 EST JAN 25)

25 JAN 2019 – Valid 10PM to 1PM 25 JAN 2019

A private Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for the areas shown below. Tonight, northwesterly winds associated with a cold front will cause a sharp decline in temperature, especially in western Kentucky. With winds steadily at 10-12mph and potentially higher in the further Western parts of Kentucky, wind chills could reach as low as -15ºF. Most areas centrally and further East can expect wind chills from single digits to -5F. Scattered dustings of snow are possible across the state in to the morning. This could impact commute in some areas. The area of most concern will be Western Kentucky.

 

Caution should be taken to cover exposed skin if you must be outside in this weather. In some areas, wind chills will be cold enough to cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes.

Travel Impact: Low (Low CCA Car Batteries may struggle.)
Safety Impact: Moderate
Wind: Low
Hail: 0 / 10
Precipitation Amounts: Very Low (Isolated Dustings)
Tornadic Activity: 0 / 10

*Advice: If you must be outside, ensure you’re properly dressed in layers; all skin should be properly covered. *

If it is a life threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.

PVT Blizzard Advisory #001 (Expires 11:00Z JAN 20)

19 JAN 2019 – Valid immediately until 6 AM (11Z) 20 JAN 2019

A private Blizzard Advisory is in effect for the areas shown below. Tonight, a line of heavy rate of fall snow storms will impact the area bringing the potential for widespread damaging winds, excessive snowfall, and reduced visibility. The area of most concern will be North Central KY extending further Northeast in to Ohio and West Virginia.

Extreme caution should be taken if you must drive in this weather. Others are highly encouraged and advised to stay in place.

Driving in these conditions puts you at risk, others at risk, road crews at risk, and emergency personnel at risk.

There is the possibility of damaging winds associated with this weather event, as well as downed power lines. Never approach downed lines, and use extreme caution if walking outside as you may not see downed lines buried in the snow.

Travel Impact: High
Safety Impact: High
Wind: Moderate ( Up to 40mph )
Hail: 0 / 10
Precipitation Amounts: Moderate (4-8 Inches In Advisory)
Tornadic Activity: 0 / 10

*Advice: Stay indoors until morning. *

If you lose power, try to stay warm using multiple blankets. Do not operate generators indoors. Do not burn anything indoors. If it is a life threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.