Winter Weather

via KYTCDistrict1 Facebook page

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in the region are restocking salt and ice fighting chemicals in preparation for a future round of winter weather. 

Angela Rowlett Lampe

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says crews have improved driving conditions along major roadways after a late night plowing A and B routes.

Travel Treacherous For Tuesday Morning

Jan 16, 2018
NWS Paducah

Snowfall continues Tuesday morning, exceeding the expectations of many throughout the region. Road conditions  are hazardous. As of 8:00 a.m. all westbound lanes of Interstate-24 are closed from the Purchase Parkway interchange to exit 16. This is a 10 mile closure expected to last four hours. There will be detours. 

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  Warming shelters around the region are seeing an uptick in activity after a surge of winter weather left several inches of snow.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University's main campus and all regional campus are closed Tuesday due to the winter weather.

National Weather Service Paducah

Monday Evening:

A winter storm warning is now in effect, until 4 a.m. Additional snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches is expected tonight, on top of the snow today and remaining snow from the storm last week.

Ryland Barton via Twitter, @RylandKY

Friday Evening Update:

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 Friday evening. Heavy snow is moving east across the region and is expected to be out of the region later Friday night. Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Reporter Ryland Barton tweeted that snow has begun falling in Frankfort. 


  Kentuckians are being told to take steps now to prepare for their home heating demands this winter.

espie / Flickr (Creative Commons License)

A round of arctic temps and winter weather could cause hazardous road conditions this weekend.  

Editor's note: A version of this post first appeared in January 2015.

Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill.

As for me, I like to think of snow as food.