... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST
/midnight CST/ Saturday...
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST /midnight
* Timing: sleet and freezing rain are occurring over southern
Indiana and parts of central Kentucky near the Ohio River. A
transition to just snow is expected during the morning over
southern Indiana and around midday along the Ohio River... with
the snow intensity forecast to pick up during the afternoon.
Snow looks to end across the warning area by late Friday
* Main impact: over southern Indiana heavy snow in the afternoon
will cause accumulations of 6 to 10 inches. Along the Ohio River
and for points south freezing rain and sleet accumulations will
be the main impact at first with snow added on Friday afternoon.
Accumulations will range from 2 to 6 inches for sleet and snow
and between a quarter and a half inch of ice.
* Other impacts: temperatures will rapidly fall across the entire
watch area on tonight. Any pre-existing wet surfaces could
quickly freeze creating more hazardous driving and walking
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow... sleet... and ice means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow... sleet... and ice are forecast
dependent on location and will make travel dangerous. Northerly
winds of 10 to 15 mph are also possible which will drop wind
chills into the upper teens by Friday evening. If you must
travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.