Snow http://wfpl.org en Winter Storm Dumps Ice, Sleet and Snow on Region http://wfpl.org/post/winter-storm-dumps-ice-sleet-and-snow-region <p>Local and state crews continue the job of clearing the latest round of snow and ice from roadways today.</p><p>The winter storm has moved out of the Louisville area, but most roads are still slick and hazardous.</p><p>Freezing rain, sleet and several inches of snow forced the closure of area school districts again Monday, including Jefferson County Public Schools.</p><p>Highs today will only reach the mid 20s, with overnight lows dipping into the single digits. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:24:19 +0000 Rick Howlett 8759 at http://wfpl.org Winter Storm Dumps Ice, Sleet and Snow on Region Officials Urge Preparation as Extreme Cold Approaches Louisville Area; JCPS Closed on Monday http://wfpl.org/post/officials-urge-preparation-extreme-cold-approaches-louisville-area-jcps-closed-monday <p><em>Go <a href="/post/extreme-cold-moves-louisville-area-roads-dry-power-out-parts-jefferson-county">here </a>for Monday's updates.</em></p><p><strong>Update 7:12 p.m.: More Schools Closed</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.bullitt.k12.ky.us/wp/">Bullitt County Public Schools a</a>nd <a href="http://www.nafcs.k12.in.us/default.asp?q_areaprimaryid=6&amp;q_areasecondaryid=21&amp;q_areatertiaryid=0&amp;q_articleid=787">New Albany-Floyd County Schools </a>aren't opening on Monday because of the weather, either.</p><p>That brings the list to:</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 18:05:37 +0000 Joseph Lord 8130 at http://wfpl.org Officials Urge Preparation as Extreme Cold Approaches Louisville Area; JCPS Closed on Monday Morning Snow Leads JCPS, Others to Close Tuesday; Others Delay http://wfpl.org/post/morning-snow-leads-jcps-others-close-tuesday-others-delay <p><strong>Update 8:45 a.m.: Latest from Transportation Officials</strong></p><p>Here's word from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District that covers Jefferson and other counties:</p><blockquote><p>KYTC road crews mobilized at midnight last night. They have been salting the roadways this morning since the precipitation started. With the snow coming down during rush hour, that delays our trucks from covering all of their routes as quickly as we would like due to the extra traffic on the roads.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:01:07 +0000 Joseph Lord 7847 at http://wfpl.org Morning Snow Leads JCPS, Others to Close Tuesday; Others Delay Second Round of Winter Weather Exits Louisville Area, NWS Says http://wfpl.org/post/second-round-winter-weather-exits-louisville-area-nws-says <p><strong>Update 6:45 a.m. Monday: No Snow, Sleet in Monday Forecast</strong></p><p>On Monday Morning, the National Weather Service forecasts cold (a high temperature of 34 degrees) but no precipitation through the day Monday. The weather service still forecasts a possibility of snow early Tuesday.</p><p><strong>Update: 7 p.m. Just Cold Now</strong></p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:54:49 +0000 Joseph Lord 7826 at http://wfpl.org Second Round of Winter Weather Exits Louisville Area, NWS Says Tonight's Downtown Trolley Hop Canceled, Weather Concerns Cited http://wfpl.org/post/tonights-downtown-trolley-hop-canceled-weather-concerns-cited <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville Downtown Partnership has called off the monthly Downtown First Friday Trolley Hop event tonight. No</span>&nbsp;additional trolleys will run downtown, 5-11 p.m., tonight.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:18:06 +0000 Erin Keane 7818 at http://wfpl.org So It Very Possibly May Snow (and More) in Louisville on Friday http://wfpl.org/post/so-it-very-possibly-may-snow-and-more-louisville-friday <p>It's probably going to snow Friday.</p><p>It's probably going to be a mess.</p><p>That's the word from the National Weather Service in Louisville.</p><p>They're expecting one to five inches of snow (and sleet and freezing rain), depending on what part of Louisville we're talking about. Here's a graphic the NWS posted Thursday afternoon:</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville is under a Winter Storm Warning from 10 p.m. Thursday to 1 p.m. Saturday.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:30:43 +0000 Joseph Lord 7799 at http://wfpl.org So It Very Possibly May Snow (and More) in Louisville on Friday Overnight Snow May Not Stick to Roads. Morning Commute May be Awful, Anyway. http://wfpl.org/post/overnight-snow-may-not-stick-roads-morning-commute-may-be-awful-anyway <p>Above-freezing daytime temperatures Tuesday may keep Louisville roads from being blanketed in snow before the Wednesday morning commute—but driving issues are still possible.</p><p>Metro Louisville is expected to get as much as four inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon, the weather service said. Rain will become snow in the late evening and continue through Wednesday morning.</p><p>Louisville and surround areas are under a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:14:49 +0000 Joseph Lord 4334 at http://wfpl.org Overnight Snow May Not Stick to Roads. Morning Commute May be Awful, Anyway. It Snowed. More Snow Possible. Watch for Slick Spots, Public Works Says. http://wfpl.org/post/it-snowed-more-snow-possible-watch-slick-spots-public-works-says <p>It snowed in the early morning Saturday.</p><p>More may be on the way. The National Weather Service says<a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Louisville&amp;state=KY&amp;site=LMK&amp;textField1=38.2248&amp;textField2=-85.7412&amp;e=1"> snow is likely Saturday</a>, mainly between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A slighter chance of snow endures through Sunday morning. Jefferson and surrounding counties in Kentucky and Indiana remain under a winter weather advisory until 7 a.m. Sunday.</p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:17:12 +0000 Joseph Lord 3777 at http://wfpl.org It Snowed. More Snow Possible. Watch for Slick Spots, Public Works Says. Winter Weather Closes JCPS on Friday; Slick Spots on Roads, Bitter Cold Expected http://wfpl.org/post/winter-weather-closes-jcps-friday-slick-spots-roads-bitter-cold-expected <p>The winter weather has given Louisville students a long weekend. Jefferson County Public Schools will be closed Friday. District officials made the call at 4:45 this morning. Jefferson County Catholic elementary and high schools are also closed.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:59:14 +0000 Staff 3746 at http://wfpl.org Winter Weather Closes JCPS on Friday; Slick Spots on Roads, Bitter Cold Expected Winter Weather is Coming; JCPS Cancels After-School Activities Because of Snow Threat http://wfpl.org/post/winter-weather-coming-jcps-cancels-after-school-activities-because-snow-threat <p>With the potential for bursts of snow, Louisville and the surrounding area are under a winter weather advisory until 2 a.m. Friday. Because of this, Jefferson County Public Schools is canceling all after-school activities &nbsp;for Thursday evening.</p><p>Louisville has a 50-percent chance of snow before 5 p.m., which could lead to accumulation of less than a half-inch, the National Weather Service said. Snow showers are likely Thursday night—between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.—and could bring as much as an inch of accumulated snow.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:36:56 +0000 Joseph Lord 3732 at http://wfpl.org Winter Weather is Coming; JCPS Cancels After-School Activities Because of Snow Threat