Eastern Kentucky Weather

Tracking The Snow & Cold

Chief Meteorologist Shane Smith is tracking more snow and bitterly cold temperatures moving towards Eastern Kentucky.

Update 11:30.  

Newest NAM model coming in very heavy for snow potential on Saturday.  If this trend continues we could see totals close to what we saw last time on top of the snow already on the ground.

 

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 We just can not seem to catch a break from the winter weather.  Friday morning low's are projected to go to near 0 and wind chills will dip around -10 to -15.  That's some real cold folks, the kind of cold that can cause frostbite if you're out in it too long.  If you have to be out working tomorrow, please use caution and take extra steps to protect yourself from the elements.

It's not just the cold we've got to worry about.  More snow is in the forecast on Saturday as a system dives in from the northwest.  Check out the latest GFS and European models take on how much snow we can see Saturday. 

 

 

The models snow outputs aren't that bullish yet, however they all under did the last snow system we saw by a fair bit (except the GFS which caught onto the pattern in the proverbial 9th inning.)  At this point a good 1-3"s is likely, and some areas will pick up more.  We are holding off till tomorrow for a call map, but plan on enough snow to cause some major travel headaches Saturday.  

Beyond the Saturday snow we have several snow chances next week, as well as some bitter cold.  In fact it may get colder than what we will see tomorrow morning.  Check out the European and GFS models for next week:

 

 

We've still got a lot of winter to go my friends.  Until next time, Take Care!
-Shane Smith

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