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Ice Storm Warning


Per the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY:

Here is the latest regarding the significant storm system expected Thursday:

Important Updates:

- The Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to an Ice Storm Warning, with a Winter Weather Advisory in place across south-central KY (products valid Late Tonight across Southern IN and valid Thursday Morning for KY, continuing through Early Friday Morning for entire area)

- A Flood Watch has been issued for portions of south-central and east-central KY, valid Thursday Morning through Late Thursday Night

System Overview

- Widespread rain through Thursday, with total precipitation amounts of 2.5 - 3.5 inches expected.

- Highest amounts are expected across south-central and east-central KY where precipitation type is likely to remain as plain rain through much of the day Thursday. Flood Watch in effect for this area where flooding will be possible Thursday, with river flooding possible through the weekend.

- Rain will begin to transition to a wintry mix from north to south late Wednesday Night (across southern IN) through Thursday Evening, with the wintry mix tapering off Thursday Night into early Friday Morning

- Significant accumulations of ice and sleet/snow are expected within the Ice Storm Warning, although impactful ice and sleet accums are still possible within the Winter Weather Advisory


Please note that these types of winter storms are extremely complex and very challenging to forecast. Slight variations in the path of the system can result in large differences in the weather we experience. Stay up to date with the latest forecasts.


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