weather http://wfpl.org en 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 At Least 6 Dead in Texas Tornado http://wfpl.org/post/least-6-dead-texas-tornado <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">GRANBURY, Texas — Officials say at least six people were killed when a spring&nbsp;<font color="red">tornado</font>&nbsp;outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 10:47:33 +0000 Associated Press 5415 at http://wfpl.org 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. Freezing Rain Possible Thursday Evening in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/freezing-rain-possible-thursday-evening-louisville <p>Louisville motorists should be cautious Thursday evening of slick roads as the temperature drops and anticipated rainfall turns into freezing rain, the National Weather Service said.</p><p>The most likely times for freezing rain are after the evening commute hours through midnight, after which temperatures are expected to rise above freezing,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">said Mike Callahan, hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Louisville.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:00:32 +0000 Joseph Lord 4121 at http://wfpl.org Freezing Rain Possible Thursday Evening in Louisville Strong Southerly Wind Gusts Expected for Monday; Wind Advisory Issued http://wfpl.org/post/strong-southerly-wind-gusts-expected-monday-wind-advisory-issued <p>Strong wind gusts are expected Monday in the Louisville area, leading the National Weather Service to caution motorists driving high-profile vehicles on west-east roadways such as Interstate 64.</p><p>The National Weather Service issued <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=KYZ030&amp;warncounty=KYC111&amp;firewxzone=KYZ030&amp;local_place1=&amp;product1=Wind+Advisory">a Wind Advisory </a>for Jefferson County and surround counties in Kentucky and Indiana. It goes into effect at 10 a.m. Monday and expires at 10 p.m.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:15:52 +0000 Joseph Lord 4061 at http://wfpl.org Strong Southerly Wind Gusts Expected for Monday; Wind Advisory Issued 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 Tornado Watch in Effect for Louisville Area Until 5:00 AM http://wfpl.org/post/tornado-watch-effect-louisville-area-until-500-am <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.google.org/publicalerts/alert?aid=87dfc06cea15cd29&amp;hl=en&amp;gl=US&amp;source=web" style="line-height: 1.5;">A tornado watch is in effect until 5:00 am</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for Jefferson County and the surrounding area. This means the conditions could be favorable for a tornado sometime during the watch period. The National Weather Service predicts severe storms will begin around 3:00 am. Rain and strong winds are expected.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 04:50:26 +0000 Editor 3693 at http://wfpl.org Tornado Watch in Effect for Louisville Area Until 5:00 AM JCPS Open, On Schedule Wednesday http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-open-schedule-wednesday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After Tuesday night's winter weather, all Jefferson County Public Schools are open and running on their regular schedules.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">District officials announced the decision early this morning.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">City crews began treating the roads last night as precipitation fell.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:52:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 3441 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Open, On Schedule Wednesday Noted | 2012 Was Hot http://wfpl.org/post/noted-2012-was-hot <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">"Warmest year ever recorded at Louisville," says <a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=lmk&amp;storyid=91054&amp;source=0">the National Weather Service.</a></span></p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 3235 at http://wfpl.org Noted | 2012 Was Hot It Snowed, It May Snow More, Heavy Accumulation Unlikely http://wfpl.org/post/it-snowed-it-may-snow-more-heavy-accumulation-unlikely <p>This morning, as Louisvillians&nbsp;pulled up their Facebook feeds, they found, mixed among the expected taunts about <a href="/post/u-l-uk-clash-louisville">the upcoming UK/U of L basketball game</a>, photos of local snow accumulation.</p><p><a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Louisville&amp;state=KY&amp;site=LMK&amp;lat=38.2248&amp;lon=-85.7412">The National Weather Service</a> says more snow may fall throughout Saturday, tapering off after sundown. There is a slight chance of snow on Monday and Tuesday, but the heaviest is likely passed, says the NWS.</p> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 19:25:22 +0000 Gabe Bullard 3182 at http://wfpl.org It Snowed, It May Snow More, Heavy Accumulation Unlikely