Tomorrow is forecast to be Much Cooler than today.
Forecast for Hancock
Updated: 2:23 PM CST on March 3, 2015
Flood Watch in effect from 6 PM CST this evening through Wednesday morning...
Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon Wednesday to noon CST Thursday...
Periods of rain...heavy at times. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Heavy snow and rain with light sleet likely. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow and sleet accumulation of 4 to 5 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Temperatures falling into the 20s in the afternoon. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Wednesday to 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Wednesday to 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing: rain changes to snow Wednesday afternoon... becoming heavy at times Wednesday evening and night. Snow ends Thursday morning.
* Accumulations: 8 to 12 inches of snow across central and north central Kentucky. 5 to 10 inches across southern Indiana and also southern Kentucky. Localized higher amounts possible.
* Main impact: major travel disruptions Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. Plan on snow covered roads and dangerous travel conditions. Snow rates may be intense... resulting in rapid accumulations.
* Other impacts: north winds gusting up to 20 mph Wednesday night. This combined with the weight of the snow could result in scattered power outages and downed trees.
Travel will be hazardous... travel only if necessary. Scattered power outages may occur.
Travel will be treacherous with some roads nearly impassable. Have an emergency kit of blankets... food... water and flashlights if you must travel. Power outages are likely.
Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:03 PM CST on March 03, 2015
... Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ this evening through Wednesday afternoon...
The Flood Watch continues for
* all of central Kentucky.
* From 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ this evening through Wednesday afternoon
* heavy rainfall of an inch and a half to two and a half inches on soils saturated from recent snow melt.
* Flooding of low-lying and poorly drained areas is likely. Minor flooding on small creeks and streams.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:35 PM EST on March 03, 2015
... Weekly NOAA Weather Radio tone tests cancelled this week...
With a winter storm and potential flooding forecast for tonight through Thursday... NOAA Weather Radio tone tests regularly conducted between 6 and 7 PM EST on Tuesday and between 11 am and noon on Wednesday have been cancelled this week.
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