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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:55 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 am EST Sunday...

* what... heavy mixed precipitation expected by early evening, with
a transition to all snow by mid evening. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of around
one tenth of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* Where... portions of southeast Indiana, northern Kentucky and
south central and southwest Ohio.

* When... from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 am EST Sunday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult.
Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Additional information can be found at www.Weather.Gov/iln as
well as on our facebook and twitter pages.

Special Statement
Issued: 4:28 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Strong winter storm impacting the Ohio Valley through tonight...

A strong low pressure system will lift northeast across the region
this evening. On the backside of the low, an Arctic airmass will
spread into the Ohio Valley overnight. As temperatures fall, rain
will change over to snow from the northwest through this evening.
Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also become very
windy tonight with northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph and wind gusts
up to 45 mph across the entire area. This will lead to near
blizzard conditions, with visibilities to near zero at times,
late this evening into the overnight period.

Travel conditions, especially near and northwest of the I-71
corridor, will quickly deteriorate later this evening, becoming
hazardous and potentially dangerous. Flash freezing will be
possible on some roads, with blowing and drifting snow causing
brief whiteout conditions late this evening through the early
overnight period. The wind and snow will also likely cause some
falling trees limbs and possible power outages.

Snow is expected to diminish in coverage and intensity toward
daybreak Sunday. Wind chills will fall into the zero to 10 below
range late tonight into Sunday morning.

Try to avoid going outdoors late this evening through early
Sunday morning due to bitterly cold temperatures and hazardous
Road conditions.

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