|Current watches and warnings as of 3:30 pm Central. Pink counties to the west indicate Winter Storm Warnings where accumulations could be significant. Warren County and Bowling Green are under a Winter Storm Watch.|
Note that temperatures will struggle to warm on Saturday beneath mostly cloudy skies. Highs Saturday will only be around 34. By Saturday night, temperatures drop below freezing and precipitation again moves in. Freezing rain will likely fall with accumulating ice expected. More updates on this 2nd round of ice will be forthcoming.
|Outline of potential ice timeframe and accumulations for Warren County. The pink line denotes the separation between the times and amounts.|
Now-Noon Friday: Rain which could be heavy at times. 0.50-1.25 inches of additional rainfall is expected. Some minor flooding is possible in flood prone areas. Temperatures will fall from the mid 40s to the mid 30s. Temperatures will hover in the mid 30s for most of this time frame.
Noon Friday-3 pm: Temperatures will be at or near freezing near in the northwestern part of Warren County and thus a change to freezing rain is possible during this time frame. Bowling Green will remain in the mid 30s through at least 3 pm thus precipitation is expected to remain rain. Up to a 0.10 of ice in the northwest Warren County with 0.10-0.25" of additional rain in the remaining part of the county.
3 pm - 9 pm: Temperatures will fall to or below freezing in Bowling Green and much of Warren County by between 3 pm and 6 pm and thus rain will become freezing rain. Ice accumulations county wide will be up to an additional 0.10" with areas further north and west favored for ice accumulations.
9 pm - Midnight Friday Night: Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s and precipitation will tapper off. Freezing drizzle is a concern and roads could be hazardous by this time.
After Midnight: Precipitation should end though skies will remain cloudy into Saturday morning and temperatures will drop to the low 20s.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with a high near 34.
Saturday Night: Lows in the mid 20s with a 70% chance of sleet and freezing rain.
Sunday: 70% chance of freezing rain early becoming rain during the day as temperatures moderate into the upper 30s.
Sunday Night: 30% chance of precipitation early. Otherwise cloudy and cold with temperatures dipping into 20s.
Forecaster: Ryan Difani