Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY
AWUS83 KLMK 172226
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
526 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014 /426 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014/
The first winter storm of the season moved into the region
overnight, bringing significant rain and snow. In southern Indiana
around sunrise, amounts ran from 1 to 3 inches of snow, while in the
south the precipitation was rain. Overnight temperatures ran from
the upper 20s to the mid 30s. Liquid precipitation amounts ran from
a few tenths in the north to over an inch in the south.
The rain changed over to snow during the late morning hours, and by
noon, most of the snow had fallen. Total snow amounts ran from a
trace in southern Kentucky to as much as 5 inches in southern
Indiana. Temperatures fell, and by late afternoon, readings were in
the low to mid 20s. Brisk westerly winds gusting to 25 MPH dropped
wind chill readings into the teens.
Tonight, scattered snow showers will end after midnight. Clouds will
diminish and winds will back off a little. Temperatures will plunge
into the teens which will be near record values for the date. Wind
chill values will drop into the single digits.
Tuesday will be partly cloudy and continued cold with highs only in
the mid to upper 20, which is about 30 degrees below normal. Wind
chill values will only be in the single digits and teens.
The colder than normal conditions will continue into weekend. Look
for a chance of snow on Thursday night.