UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning Issued For Tri-State Area

Five to eight inches of snow could fall between Sunday evening and Tuesday morning.

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Update published Sunday, February 14:

The National Weather Service has upgraded a Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning as snow is expected to sweep across the tri-state as early as Sunday evening. 

The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 1:00 a.m. Monday to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

According to the NWS, a weak area of low pressure embedded in the southwesterly flow aloft will spark an initial shot of snow of 2 to 3 inches beginning after midnight tonight and ending Monday morning. 

There will likely be a brief lull in the action on Monday morning before light snow continues. The second round of snow will see rapid rates of accumulation overnight Monday before ending early Tuesday. 

Total snow accumulation is expected to be between five and eight inches. 

Hazardous travel conditions will severely impact commutes from 1:00 a.m. Monday to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.

If you must travel, have a fully-charged phone and keep a flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


Original story published Friday, February 12:

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Another significant winter storm is being predicted to hit the tri-state area early next week.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the tri-state area from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning. 

Heavy snow is possible starting Sunday evening. According to the NWS, four to eight inches of snow accumulation is possible

Some sleet and freezing rain may mix in with the snow across south central Ohio and northeast Kentucky. Portions of southeast Indiana and southwest Ohio will also likely be impacted.

Travel conditions could be very difficult.

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