Update, Noon, Saturday, January 12
The Winter Weather Advisory has expired. Expect rain for the rest of the weekend with temperatures above freezing.
There is a likelihood that temperatures will drop below freezing Sunday night into Monday morning, creating icy conditions and slick spots on roadways. Stay in touch with your preferred source of weather information for updates through the weekend.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for central Kentucky, including Lexington. It goes into effect tonight – Friday, January 11 – at 10pm and continues through 10am on Saturday, January 12. Please note that this advisory may be extended depending on weather conditions.
Snow is expected with total snow accumulations of two to four inches.
Plan on slippery road conditions, especially on secondary roads that are untreated.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your local media for the latest updates on this situation.
Here’s the National Weather Forecast for Lexington.
Anyone traveling this weekend should be prepared for slick roadways and potential impacts to travel. Stay up to date with the latest forecasts as details are likely to change leading up to the snowfall event.
It’s important to make sure your car is ready for winter weather driving conditions.
You should also have an emergency kit for each vehicle so that if you get stuck on the road, you’ll be prepared to stay with your car for a while.