WKU Public Radio News Staff
Sun March 2, 2014
Winter Storm Moving Into Kentucky Sunday, Bringing Snow, Ice, and Sleet
The winter storm moving into and through Kentucky Sunday is expected to bring rain, sleet, and ice.
A winter storm warning in effect for much of the region, lasting from 3 pm central Sunday through noon Monday.
One to three inches of snow is predicted by the National Weather Service, along with four tenths to three quarters of an inch of ice accumulation. Travel could became dangerous at times, with tree damage and power outages likely.
The Kentucky State Police issued the following advisory to motorists on Sunday:
The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is cautioning motorists about the impending winter storm that is crossing through the state today. A mix of ice and snow will make traveling conditions very difficult. Citizens are asked to refrain from contacting local posts about current road conditions. Instead they should call 1-866-737-3767 (#511 from cellular phone) or utilize www.511.ky.gov.
KSP is requesting travelers to observe for potentially stranded motorists. If you see or suspect that someone is stranded, please call 911 or contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.