Warmer Weather starts Wednesday

Chief Meteorologist Shane Smith is tracking some warmer temperatures heading our way for the next week.

Howdy friends!  Your friendly neighborhood weatherman is glad the winter storm of yesterday is gone and that the weather is actually looking a little tamer for the next several days.  Before we get to the forecast, let's check out the winter storm to see how much snow and ice was reported across the region.


**********************ICE/SLEET REPORTS***********************   INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME  ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------   1.50   LONDON                   KY  LAUREL           0516 AM   1.50   MCKEE                    KY  JACKSON          0330 AM   1.00   2 NE HAZARD              KY  PERRY            0622 AM   1.00   CAMPTON                  KY  WOLFE            0611 AM   1.00   HYDEN                    KY  LESLIE           0555 AM   1.00   CARRIE                   KY  KNOTT            0537 AM   1.00   PHELPS                   KY  PIKE             0534 AM   1.00   HINDMAN                  KY  KNOTT            0525 AM   1.00   HAZARD                   KY  PERRY            0410 AM   1.00   ISLAND CITY              KY  OWSLEY           0400 AM   1.00   MOUNT VERNON             KY  ROCKCASTLE       0325 AM   1.00   MOUNT STERLING           KY  MONTGOMERY       0115 AM   0.90   PAYNE GAP                KY  LETCHER          0600 AM   0.75   5 SE SANDGAP             KY  JACKSON          0830 AM   0.75   12 SW BOONEVILLE         KY  JACKSON          0800 AM   0.75   SHELBIANA                KY  PIKE             0532 AM   0.70   2 ESE TALBERT            KY  BREATHITT        0850 AM   0.60   4 ESE STANTON            KY  POWELL           0200 AM   0.50   HARLAN                   KY  HARLAN           0420 PM   0.50   MONTICELLO               KY  WAYNE            0240 PM   0.50   BLACKEY                  KY  LETCHER          0740 AM   0.50   HAZARD                   KY  PERRY            0740 AM   0.50   MANCHESTER               KY  CLAY             0430 AM   0.50   4 NE JACKSON             KY  BREATHITT        0259 AM   0.50   MINNIE                   KY  FLOYD            0156 AM   0.50   BEATTYVILLE              KY  LEE              0142 AM   0.50   IRVINE                   KY  ESTILL           0130 AM   0.50   SANDY HOOK               KY  ELLIOTT          0125 AM   0.40   BUNCH                    KY  LAUREL           0900 AM   0.40   HAZARD                   KY  PERRY            0259 AM   0.25   SOMERSET                 KY  PULASKI          0255 PM   0.25   PHELPS                   KY  PIKE             0200 AM   0.25   BOONEVILLE               KY  OWSLEY           0154 AM   0.25   INEZ                     KY  MARTIN           0144 AM   0.25   CAMPTON                  KY  WOLFE            0141 AM   0.25   SALYERSVILLE             KY  MAGOFFIN         0140 AM   0.25   PAINTSVILLE              KY  JOHNSON          0138 AM   0.25   HYDEN                    KY  LESLIE           0134 AM   0.25   WEST LIBERTY             KY  MORGAN           0130 AM   0.25   FRENCHBURG               KY  MENIFEE          0128 AM   0.25   MOREHEAD                 KY  ROWAN            0118 AM   0.25   FLEMINGSBURG             KY  FLEMING          0110 AM   0.20   HARLAN                   KY  HARLAN           0415 PM 
I also have to tip my hat to Brandon Robinson and Brandon Orr  for their work covering this storm.  I'm really proud of the weather team we have at WYMT and know that we bust our collective tails working in events like this to keep you all informed.  
Enough about the snow and ice, let's talk the warm up that's coming.  It starts tomorrow as temperatures head into the upper 40s and low 50s.  After that the trend continues higher, take a look at what some of the models have to say.
That trend makes me one happy weather man.  Check out how it looks in the 7-Day Forecast.
Hello 60s!  Let's enjoy the break from the winter weather and hope that this last snow is the last trip old man winter will pay us until the end of the year.
-Shane Smith


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