WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM MONDAY

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ TO 7 PM
EST /6 PM CST/ MONDAY.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL TURN MORE WESTERLY AS A COLD FRONT
PUSHES THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH
WILL BE LIKELY…WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE.

* TIMING…WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING…BUT
THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE FROM DAWN MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…A FEW TREES OR POWER LINES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN. ISOLATED
POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE. DRIVING WILL BE
DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY IF DRIVING A HIGH PROFILE VEHICLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
WIND GUSTS FROM 40 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
WEAKENED TREES MAY ALSO BE BLOWN OVER AND UNSECURED OUTDOOR
OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND BY THE WIND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

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A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF RAIN…SOME SLEET…AND
SNOW THIS EVENING. PRECIPITATION WILL THEN TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. PLEASE REFER TO ONGOING WINTER STORM WARNING
AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HEADLINES FOR SNOW AMOUNTS AND EXPECTED
IMPACTS.

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AMOUNTS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING.


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SUNDAY TO NOON MONDAY

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Winter Weather Advisory valid until November 17 12:00pm EST URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY 1135 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EST /7 PM CST/ SUNDAY TO NOON EST /11 AM CST/ MONDAY… KYZ027-036-037-039>043-045>049-053>057-061>065-070>072-170200- /O.EXB.KLMK.WW.Y.0014.141117T0800Z-141117T1700Z/ GRAYSON KY-SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY- FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-Read the Rest…


ACCUMULATING SNOWS LIKELY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO EARLY MONDAY MORNING

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LIGHT SNOWS ARE EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD SOUTHERN INDIANA AND
CENTRAL KENTUCKY LATE SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS ANTICIPATED BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND DAWN
EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

GENERALLY…1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS FORECAST ACROSS SOUTHERN
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NOT OUT
OF THE QUESTION. AREAS SOUTH OF A BOWLING GREEN TO RICHMOND
KENTUCKY LINE CAN EXPECT 1 TO 2 INCHES FROM AROUND DAWN ON MONDAY
THROUGH MIDDAY.

THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM IS STILL 24-36 HOURS AWAY FROM
IMPACTING THE AREA. PLEASE KEEP UP TO DATE OF THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES AS INFORMATION COULD CHANGE. BE PREPARED FOR A POTENTIALLY
HAZARDOUS MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE BY ALLOWING EXTRA TIME FOR
TRAVEL.


Winter Weather Awareness

Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee

The key to making it through the winter season is to be prepared before harsh conditions are upon you. The current forecast calls for the first taste of winter precipitation over much of the Commonwealth by early next week. It’s clear that winter has arrived early and that it is here to stay. To help Kentuckians better prepare for theRead the Rest…


To provide a comprehensive emergency management system which coordinates people and resources to protect the lives, property and environment of Harrison County, Kentucky, using an all hazards approach through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from disasters and emergencies.
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