3-5 Inches of Snow? Winter Storm Warning Issued for NKY
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 07:31RCN Newsdesk
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Covington and Northern Kentucky. The warning goes into effect at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday and lasts through 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.
The NWS expects snow accumulation of three to five inches along with some possible ice. The storm will start with rain spreading into the region Tuesday before mixing with snow late this afternoon and quickly changing to snow in the evening.
Expect hazardous travel conditions and reduced visibilities.
The NWS reminds us that winter storm warnings for heavy snow means severe weather conditions are expected to make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel keeo an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Your 7-day forecast:
TodayRain, mainly after 11am. High near 41. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
TonightRain and snow, becoming all snow after 11pm. Low around 27. Northeast wind 7 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
WednesdaySnow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
ThursdayMostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday NightMostly clear, with a low around 25.
FridaySunny, with a high near 51.
Friday NightMostly clear, with a low around 32.
SaturdayMostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
SundayMostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Sunday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
MondayA chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.