Eastern Kentucky Weather

Snow showers continue before another cold blast

By: Brandon Orr
By: Brandon Orr

Two more rounds of snow showers through the middle of next week before a polar air mass invades eastern Kentucky.

PinPoint Doppler radar is showing snow showers across Kentucky Saturday night. There is quite a bit of dry air near the surface so as the snow falls, much of it will be evaporating before the flakes reach the ground. Flurries with hardly any accumulation to 1" is expected across the eastern Coalfields. The higher elevations along the VA/KY border could pick up slightly more.

Slick spots will be found on some roadways, mainly secondaries and bridges/overpasses. Otherwise, major roadway issues are not expected. Skies will begin to clear out for the second half of the day Saturday.

Temperatures make it near average in the low to mid 40s on Monday with some sunshine. You may be hoping it is a start to a warming trend, however another cold blast is taking aim on eastern Kentucky. The air mass will certainly not be as cold as the last one, but single digit lows overnight are likely. Here is a check of the 7-day forecast...

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