Weather Update at 8:30am – Wednesday, Feb. 7
The winter weather advisory remains in effect until 1pm today.
A mix of freezing rain, sleet, and some snow is expected across the advisory area early this morning. Some patchy freezing drizzle is expected to continue into the mid morning hours. Snow amounts across southern Indiana are expected to be an inch or less. Ice accumulations of one to two tenths of an inch are expected.
Temperatures may drop below freezing this morning, which may cause flash freezing on roads and bridges. Reduce speed when driving and allow extra distance between you and other vehicles.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Lexington & Fayette County. The advisory will go into effect at 10pm today (Tuesday, Feb. 6) and will continue through 1pm on Wednesday, Feb. 7.
Mixed wintry precipitation in the form of rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected across southern Indiana and portions of northern Kentucky. Snowfall accumulations across southern Indiana of 1 to 2 inches are expected. Ice accumulations across portions of far southern Indiana and northern Kentucky of up to two tenths of an inch are likely.
The ice and snow will result in difficult travel conditions, including the morning commute on Wednesday. Motorists are strongly urged to slow down and allow plenty of time to reach their destinations.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.