The weekend’s second episode of wintry weather is forecast to roll across Kentucky on Sunday

ICE CLINGING TO THE BLUEGRASS

kward1@herald-leader.comDecember 8, 2013 

Ice covered trees at Zandale Park in Lexington on Saturday.

PABLO ALCALA | STAFF — Herald-Leader

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for most of the state. Freezing rain, sleet and snow were expected to be widespread “across the entire region,” WKYT Chief Meteorologist Chris Bailey said.

Bailey said Sunday morning will “probably be very, very icy,” with temperatures in the upper teens or low 20s. Because it has been much colder over the past few days, this round of ice will likely have a more significant impact on travel than the area experienced on Friday, he said. Later Sunday, the precipitation could switch to a cold rain.

Bailey said that the Lexington area would see highs in the low 30s and that it will be “a close call” whether we will get past the freezing point Sunday afternoon. Parts of southeastern Kentucky, where up to 5 inches had already fallen this weekend, could also experience flooding on Sunday as an additional inch or two of rain falls, Bailey said.

Chris Bailey's weather forecast

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