A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. That would be enough to cause, at least, some local high water issues. Arctic air pushes in from west to east on Wednesday with heavy sleet and snow taking over. That setup could produce several inches of accumulation with a major impact to travel across the region. Snow will slowly end from west to east Thursday as bitterly cold air continues to push in. We could flirt with record lows again by Friday morning with some areas near zero.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An unofficial state projection shows a $58
million budget surplus this fiscal year if the economic recovery
The Courier-Journal reported Tuesday that the state budget
office projects revenues will reach $8.63 billion for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2011. That is $58 million more than the amount
of revenue required by the state budget.
But State Budget Director Mary Lassiter told the newspaper that
the forecast is, in her words, "very preliminary."
The unofficial projection was part of the quarterly economic
report issued this week by the budget office.
The report contains many warnings, saying national experts see
the economic recovery as very fragile and there is a chance of a
Information from: The Courier-Journal,
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