Wintry Weather to Ring in NKY New Year
Snow could begin falling as soon as Monday afternoon with a more definite forecast for the precipitation showing snow falling between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. A cold front moving into the Northern Kentucky area from the northwest brings with it a chance of snow and sleet this afternoon. As the front moves south after midnight, snow is expected to increase in coverage. Accumulations of an inch or less of snow are expected with this system.
The National Weather Servuce adds that this amount of snow and sleet may result in some slick spots on the untreated roadways and elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Drivers should be prepared for wintry travel conditions.
Your forecast from the National Weather Service:
TODAY A chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
TONIGHT Snow likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
NEW YEAR'S DAY A chance of snow, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Photo: Snowy rooftops in Covington/Bonnie Webster for RCN