SHANE HOLINDE'S LATE EVENING UPDATE Updated 9:48 PM Monday, March 2, 2015 24-hour First Alert Forecast 270-467-0373
FLOOD WATCH for much of South-Central KY Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning
WINTER STORM WATCH for all of South-Central KY Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning
NOWCAST THROUGH OVERNIGHT: Thickening clouds. A light shower possible after midnight. 11pm: 37° Midnight: 36° 1am: 35° 2am: 35° 3am: 36° 4am: 37° 5am: 38°
SPRING-LIKE THUNDERSTORMS: Another round of showers and even a few thunderstorms is likely Tuesday into Tuesday night with a second system. Heavy rainfall and gusty winds are possible as this system likely stalls out along the Commonwealth. Flooding may become a concern as many locations could see 2 inches or more of rain. Heavy rains along with melting snow will definitely cause small streams and creeks to rise. Highs jump into the low to mid 60s Tuesday afternoon.
THE NEXT WINTER STORM: While there is still some uncertainty with regard to amounts, confidence is growing that another winter storm is taking shape for the region beginning Wednesday morning as much colder air moves in. There will be an abrupt drop in temperature which will cause rain to change to freezing rain and sleet from northwest to southeast during the day Wednesday. That will be followed by a change to snow, also from northwest to southeast, Wednesday evening. Specifics on amounts are still a bit uncertain for now but this winter storm could again have a major impact on our area Wednesday night and Thursday. Lows Thursday night with a clear sky and potential snow pack will drop into the single digits!
HOME EXPO WEEKEND: The winter weather looks to clear out by Friday with sunshine returning and highs in the mid to upper 30s. Saturday looks sunny with warmer temperatures in the mid to upper 40s and Sunday closer to 50°. A slight chance for light rain or light snow shows up Sunday.
TONIGHT: Rain Likely with Rising Temps...Low 35, winds S 9 Rain Ch. 70% - Rain Amount 0.05"
TUESDAY: Windy and Warmer. Showers and a Few Thunderstorms Likely...High 65, winds SW 15-30 Rain Ch. 100% - Rain Amount 1-2" Standing water, flooded roads possible
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