268  
WWUS83 KLMK 180920  
SPSLMK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
420 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-  
070>078-081-082-182130-  
ORANGE-WASHINGTON-SCOTT-JEFFERSON-DUBOIS-CRAWFORD-PERRY-HARRISON-  
FLOYD-CLARK-HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE-OHIO-GRAYSON-HARDIN-  
BULLITT-OLDHAM-TRIMBLE-HENRY-SHELBY-FRANKLIN-SPENCER-ANDERSON-  
WOODFORD-FAYETTE-BOURBON-NICHOLAS-NELSON-MERCER-JESSAMINE-LARUE-  
MARION-BOYLE-GARRARD-MADISON-BUTLER-EDMONSON-HART-GREEN-TAYLOR-  
CASEY-LINCOLN-LOGAN-WARREN-SIMPSON-ALLEN-BARREN-MONROE-METCALFE-  
ADAIR-RUSSELL-CUMBERLAND-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PAOLI, SALEM, SCOTTSBURG, MADISON,  
JASPER, ENGLISH, TELL CITY, CORYDON, NEW ALBANY, JEFFERSONVILLE,  
LEWISPORT, HAWESVILLE, HARDINSBURG, BRANDENBURG, HARTFORD,  
LEITCHFIELD, ELIZABETHTOWN, SHEPHERDSVILLE, LOUISVILLE,  
LA GRANGE, BEDFORD, MILTON, NEW CASTLE, SHELBYVILLE, FRANKFORT,  
GEORGETOWN, CYNTHIANA, TAYLORSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG, VERSAILLES,  
LEXINGTON, PARIS, CARLISLE, BARDSTOWN, SPRINGFIELD, HARRODSBURG,  
NICHOLASVILLE, WINCHESTER, HODGENVILLE, LEBANON, DANVILLE,  
LANCASTER, RICHMOND, MORGANTOWN, BROWNSVILLE, HORSE CAVE,  
GREENSBURG, CAMPBELLSVILLE, LIBERTY, STANFORD, RUSSELLVILLE,  
BOWLING GREEN, FRANKLIN, PROVIDENCE, SCOTTSVILLE, GLASGOW,  
TOMPKINSVILLE, EDMONTON, COLUMBIA, JAMESTOWN, BURKESVILLE,  
AND ALBANY  
420 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /320 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
   
..WINTRY WEATHER THIS WEEKEND
 
   
..BITTER COLD TEMPS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
 
 
A POTENT COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL JET STREAM WILL COMBINE TO  
PRODUCE A WILD WEEKEND OF WEATHER. RAIN WILL COME IN EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING...AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE DAY.  
EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH SOUTHERN KENTUCKY  
LIKELY SEEING THE HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE  
STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE ALONG WITH RIVERS, ESPECIALLY THE GREEN  
RIVER AND ROUGH RIVERS.  
 
ON SATURDAY EVENING....TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET SOME 20 TO 30  
DEGREES AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT PLOWS THROUGH. THERE WILL BE A  
TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW AROUND SUNSET TO EVENING HOURS AND  
THEN VERY STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS FOR THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  
EXPECT WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT DROPPING WIND CHILLS  
TO SINGLE DIGITS SUNDAY MORNING. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 0 MONDAY  
MORNING.  
 
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCH SNOWFALL ARE LIKELY ACROSS  
SOUTHERN INDIANA AND AREAS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY...MAINLY ALONG AND  
NORTH OF I-64 SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. OVER THE  
REST OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY A QUICK DUSTING IS POSSIBLE.  
 
TRY TO AVOID GOING OUTDOORS OVERNIGHT SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY  
SUNDAY MORNING DUE TO BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES. THERE IS A GOOD  
CHANCE THAT ANY WET ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AS THE COLD AIR BLASTS  
INTO THE REGION, WITH ICY ROADS POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.  
 
STAY UP TO DATE OF THE LATEST FORECASTS AS DETAILS ARE LIKELY TO  
CHANGE LEADING UP TO THE EVENT.  
 

 
JDG  
 
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