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Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Weekend winter weather threat grows

Dec. 6, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Another weak disturbance will move through tonight, but the main attraction is the weekend system.

There is a solid chance that we see a mix of sun & clouds through the day. It will mean that making a run at 40 degrees will be easily accomplished if we get more sun. Clouds will increase late in the day. A weak frontal boundary will move into the region and spark a mix from rain to snow. We might squeeze out some light accumulations from it. Regardless, I think we find some slick spots for early Friday morning.

From Friday through the late evening hours on Saturday... we are fine! I don't see any major issues anywhere in the region. It stays mainly on the dry side until late that night.

Saturday night/Sunday morning will be an interesting period for us. A wintry mix will develop and move into the region. There will be a switch to snow and the trends have been showing accumulation for days. As of this writing, those models are still tracking accumulation in our area. In some cases, a very healthy amount. We are getting closer to the event so the next several runs are critical for the forecast. If the data is going to blink, that happens soon!

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