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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
721 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

INZ076-084-090>092-KYZ024-025-028>031-038-045-053-054-010030-
BRECKINRIDGE-BULLITT-CLARK-CRAWFORD-FLOYD-HARDIN-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-
LARUE-MARION-MEADE-NELSON-OLDHAM-ORANGE-SPENCER-
721 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW APPROACHING LOUISVILLE METRO...

AT 712 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A BAND OF SNOW AND SLEET ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ENGLISH TO
CORYDON TO PROSPECT...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH.

THIS WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT THE LOUISVILLE METRO REGION THROUGH 830
PM.

THE FOLLOWING ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THIS BAND OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION:

* SNOW AND SLEET WITH MINOR ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ON GRASSY AND
  ELEVATED SURFACES

* VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES

SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE JEFFERSONVILLE...NEW ALBANY...
CORYDON...LOUISVILLE...SHIVELY...PLEASURE RIDGE
PARK...FAIRDALE...OKOLONA...VALLEY STATION...AND BRANDENBURG.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO...WEATHER.GOV/LOUISVILLE ON THE
INTERNET...OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR LATER UPDATES.

$$

ZT






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
323 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

KYZ029>043-045>049-054>057-065>067-077-078-082-011930-
BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-
FRANKLIN KY-SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-
FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-MERCER KY-
JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-
TAYLOR KY-CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...
LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...
FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...
VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...
SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...LEBANON...
DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...CAMPBELLSVILLE...LIBERTY...
STANFORD...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...ALBANY
323 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /223 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ SATURDAY TO
9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHWARD INTO THE OUTLOOK
AREA TODAY. THIS FEATURE WILL BRING NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20
MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

COLDER AIR WILL POUR INTO THE REGION TONIGHT CHANGING RAIN
SHOWERS OVER TO SNOW SHOWERS. WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO FALL
TO NEAR FREEZING LATE TONIGHT...A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SNOW WILL
BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS EAST OF A LINE FROM FRANKFORT TO ALBANY
KENTUCKY. LESS THAN AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
FORECAST...MAINLY CONFINED TO GRASSY AND ELEVATED SURFACES IS
EXPECTED IN THIS AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 20S SUNDAY MORNING...WHICH WOULD
EFFECTIVELY END THE GROWING SEASON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD REPORT ANY ACCUMULATING SNOWS TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/LOUISVILLE.

$$

RJS/ZT










Freeze Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
317 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

KYZ029>043-045>049-054>057-065>067-077-078-082-010400-
/O.CON.KLMK.FZ.W.0003.141102T0300Z-141102T1400Z/
BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-
FRANKLIN KY-SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-
WOODFORD KY-FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-
WASHINGTON KY-MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-TAYLOR KY-CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-ADAIR KY-
RUSSELL KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...
LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...
FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...
LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...
BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...
WINCHESTER...LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...
CAMPBELLSVILLE...LIBERTY...STANFORD...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...
ALBANY
317 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /217 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/
SATURDAY TO 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL FALL TO NEAR THE FREEZING MARK
  SATURDAY MORNING...BUT CLOUD COVER AND PRECIPITATION SHOULD
  PREVENT PROLONGED PERIODS BELOW FREEZING. COLDER READINGS ARE
  EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING AS THE HEART OF A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS
  MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY. EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO DROP INTO
  THE 20S.

* TIMING...CALMER CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT WILL MEAN A QUICKER
  DROP IN TEMPERATURES COMPARED TO TONIGHT...WITH SOME LOCATIONS
  REACHING THE FREEZING MARK LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BRING
  AN EFFECTIVE END TO THE GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$








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