severe weather http://wfpl.org en Travel Advisory Issued as Snow Exits Louisville Area http://wfpl.org/post/travel-advisory-issued-snow-exits-louisville-area <p><strong>Update 10:10 p.m. Sunday: Travelers Advisory Issued</strong></p><p>The snowfall that started Sunday afternoon is ending in the Louisville area, leaving behind wet roads that may freeze in spots overnight, the National Weather Service said.</p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:03:36 +0000 Joseph Lord 8881 at http://wfpl.org Travel Advisory Issued as Snow Exits Louisville Area Kentucky Legislators May Let School Districts Shorten Their Calendars Because of All Those Snow Days http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-legislators-may-let-school-districts-shorten-their-calendars-because-all-those-snow <p>FRANKFORT—The state House will vote on legislation to allow Kentucky school districts to shorten their instructional calendar by as many as 10 days.</p><p>The measure is being promoted as a way for schools to deal with a greater-than-normal number of snow days. State Rep. Brian Linder, a Dry Ridge Republican, says educators in his district realize it often takes a while for bills to become laws.</p><p>“I told them I would bring the urgency that we need to make sure that we get this pushed through as quickly as possible so they can get their schedule figured out,” Linder said.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:14:34 +0000 Stu Johnson | Kentucky Public Radio 8837 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Legislators May Let School Districts Shorten Their Calendars Because of All Those Snow Days Road Conditions Again Lead Jefferson County Public Schools to Close, Delays Others http://wfpl.org/post/road-conditions-again-lead-jefferson-county-public-schools-close-delays-others <p>Because of slick road conditions left from Sunday night's winter storm, Jefferson&nbsp;County Public Schools and some other schools systems in the Louisville area are again closed Tuesday.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:23:16 +0000 Joseph Lord 8769 at http://wfpl.org Road Conditions Again Lead Jefferson County Public Schools to Close, Delays Others Jefferson County Public Schools, Others Closed Monday Because of Winter Weather Again http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-public-schools-others-closed-monday-because-winter-weather-again-0 <p>Several Louisville-area school systems, including Jefferson County Public Schools, are closed Monday as a winter storm continues to move through the region.</p><p>The National Weather Service forecasts that the winter storm that began Sunday will leave <a href="/post/freezing-rain-snow-move-louisville-area">four to seven inches</a> of snow in Louisville and surround areas before it ends late Monday morning.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:59:20 +0000 Joseph Lord 8753 at http://wfpl.org Jefferson County Public Schools, Others Closed Monday Because of Winter Weather Again Winter Weather Chills Donations to Goodwill Stores in Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/winter-weather-chills-donations-goodwill-stores-kentucky <p>A donation deficit at Goodwill stores across Kentucky is putting pressure on the organization’s budget.</p><p>Business traditionally slows down during winter months, but this year has been unusually affected by the cold weather, said Heather Hise, spokesperson for <a href="http://www.goodwillky.org/">Goodwill Industries in Kentucky</a>.</p><p>“Compared to last year, we are down 10,000 donations,” Hise said.</p><p>The decreased numbers of donations has led to more than just a smaller selection on shelves—it has also affected &nbsp;employees.</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8725 at http://wfpl.org Winter Weather Chills Donations to Goodwill Stores in Kentucky Freezing Rain, Snow Move Into Louisville Area http://wfpl.org/post/freezing-rain-snow-move-louisville-area <p><strong>Update 9:40 p.m.: School Closings</strong></p><p>These school districts have announced that they'll be closed Monday because of the winter weather:</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:33:14 +0000 Joseph Lord 8749 at http://wfpl.org Freezing Rain, Snow Move Into Louisville Area Louisville Area Expected to Get Winter Weather Mess Starting Sunday http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-area-expected-get-winter-weather-mess-starting-sunday <p><em>For our updates on Sunday, go <a href="/post/freezing-rain-snow-expected-louisville-area-starting-sunday-morning">here.</a></em></p><p>The Louisville area is facing a messy next couple of days.</p><p>Freezing rain and as much as six inches of snow are forecast for the Louisville area through early Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service said in an<a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/lmk/pdf/briefing/Winter01Mar14-SatPMbrief.pdf"> afternoon update.</a></p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:10:34 +0000 Joseph Lord 8748 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Area Expected to Get Winter Weather Mess Starting Sunday Inch of Snow Possible in Louisville Tuesday Night http://wfpl.org/post/inch-snow-possible-louisville-tuesday-night <p>Louisville practically got T-shirt weather on Saturday.</p><p>On Tuesday night, Louisville may get yet another round of snow.</p><p>Louisville and surround areas are under a <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=KYZ030&amp;warncounty=KYC111&amp;firewxzone=KYZ030&amp;local_place1=&amp;product1=Winter+Weather+Advisory#.Uw0NC-NdUWM">winter weather advisory</a> from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:47:20 +0000 Joseph Lord 8704 at http://wfpl.org Inch of Snow Possible in Louisville Tuesday Night Strong Winds Likely in Louisville With Thursday Night Storm http://wfpl.org/post/strong-winds-likely-louisville-thursday-night-storm <p>Just a quick head's up about the weather in Louisville on Thursday evening.</p><p>It's been warm in Louisville through the day (in the low 70s in the afternoon), but the National Weather Service said a "strong" cold front is moving into the area.</p><p>With that, Louisville may get severe weather Thursday evening, the weather service said in its <a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/lmk/pdf/briefing/Feb20_Briefing_Slides_4PM.pdf">4 p.m. update. </a>The best chance is between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. Here's more on the timing:</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:13:27 +0000 Joseph Lord 8656 at http://wfpl.org Strong Winds Likely in Louisville With Thursday Night Storm Snow (Again) Expected in Louisville Area http://wfpl.org/post/snow-again-expected-louisville-area <p><strong>Update 4:33 p.m.: Latest</strong></p><p>Downtown Louisville is getting a rain/snow mix at the moment, but the National Weather Service is still forecasting two to four inches of snow (with more to the north) and cautioning about the Friday afternoon commute.&nbsp;</p><p>In its latest update, the weather service said the mix will convert to snow in the<a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/lmk/pdf/Winter13Feb14-Friday3pmbrief.pdf"> afternoon through evening as it heads south.&nbsp;</a></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:03:24 +0000 Joseph Lord 8591 at http://wfpl.org Snow (Again) Expected in Louisville Area