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Winter Storm Warning- And More to Come

Steve Burger

A dangerous winter storm is predicted starting Sunday night. It could be a rough week weather-wise for the Tri-State.

UPDATE 9am  Sunday:  The National Weather Service in Paducah has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Tri-State, from Sunday night into Monday. The possibility now is for five to nine inches of snow and gusty winds bringing dangerous wind chills.  

The first round of snow will come Sunday night. A second round will bring heavy snow during the day Monday and Monday evening. However, the timing could change. You should be alert to Weather Service bulletins and your local TV meteorologists. 

A second winter storm is now shaping for mid-week. Weather Service forecasters say the prediction is that the path of the second storm will closely follow our weekend storm. While the exact snow total predictions are still sketchy, they say you should be paying close attention to your severe weather sources for the second storm Wednesday night and into Thursday.

Previous- No freezing rain or wintry mix this time.

The National Weather Service in Paducah is predicting snow, perhaps lots of it, during two winter weather events this coming week for the Tri-State. There is a Winter Storm Watchfrom Sunday night into Monday night.

To begin, Saturday and Sunday will be bitterly cold, with wind chills in the single digits or even below zero in some areas. Then Sunday night into Monday, a round of snow is forecast that could impact the morning commute Monday.

Later on Monday, a second round of snow will likely bring more than two inches of snow, up to eight inches are possible, with higher amounts along the Ohio River. Gusty winds will make blowing and drifting snow a hazard for travel.

The Weather Service is watching a second round of possible winter weather that would arrive in our area Wednesday night and into Thursday.

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