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Winter Storm Warning now in effect for parts of EKY

By: Jim Caldwell & Brandon Robinson Email
By: Jim Caldwell & Brandon Robinson Email

The big storm that we have been talking about looks like it might be headed our way!

The system will approach the area late Friday night. it will begin as rain and then change over to snow as the night progresses.

The highest elevations could see up to 10" or higher.

The rest of the region could pick up around 6" to 10" areawide.

The entire WYMT viewing area is under either a Winter Storm Warning or a Winter Weather Advisory.

Keep it tuned to WYMT and www.wymtnews.com for the latest winter weather updates.

Chief Meteorologist
Jim Caldwell

Official NWS Warning:

HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND...

.A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE GULF COAST
TODAY AND THEN MOVE TO OFF THE CAROLINA COAST BY THIS EVENING. A
DEEP LAYER OF MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WITH TEMPERATURES
FAVORABLE FOR SNOW BY EVENING. AS A RESULT...A SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. EXTREME SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...ALONG THE WEST
VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA BORDERS IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE THE MOST
SNOWFALL WHILE AREAS FURTHER WEST WILL SEE LESS.

KNOX-JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARBOURVILLE...PAINTSVILLE...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...JACKSON...HINDMAN...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...INEZ

Here's the Advisory:

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND...

.A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE GULF COAST
TODAY AND THEN MOVE TO OFF THE CAROLINA COAST BY THIS EVENING. A
DEEP LAYER OF MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WITH TEMPERATURES
FAVORABLE FOR SNOW BY EVENING. AS A RESULT...A SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. EXTREME SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...ALONG THE WEST
VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA BORDERS IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE THE MOST
SNOWFALL WHILE AREAS FURTHER WEST WILL SEE LESS.

FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-WAYNE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-WOLFE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...MONTICELLO...SANDY HOOK...
WEST LIBERTY...CAMPTON...BEATTYVILLE


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