Fayette County

Lexington could get 3 inches of snow

Weather forecasters are predicting anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of snow in parts of Kentucky by Monday morning.

Although Sunday night was mostly rainy, dropping temperatures were expected to push through a snowy front in the early morning hours.

Meteorologist Andrea Schoettmer with the Louisville National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory has been issued for central Kentucky.

She said Bowling Green to Lexington up to the Ohio River could get as much as 3 inches of snow, and areas to the northeast of Louisville might see 4 inches.

She says two systems are combining to create the wintry weather.

WKYT Meterologist Chris Bailey posted a short-range model Sunday evening that showed 4 to 5 inches in Northern Kentucky and Ohio, while Fayette looked to get between 2 and 3 inches.

Emergency officials advise motorists to be careful because the frozen precipitation could hang around a while, with temperatures expected to get no higher than the mid-20s on Tuesday.

Temperatures in the 30s are expected later in the week.

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