The Winter Storm Warning continues and the WBKR listening area is getting blanketed today.  The National Weather Service has just issued an updated forecast and here's how the snowfall totals are shaping up!

 

National Weather Service

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY...BEFORE FINALLY COMING TO AN END FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 4 INCHES NEAR THE OHIO RIVER TO AS MUCH AS 12 INCHES IN THE SOUTHERN PENNYRILE REGION OF WEST KENTUCKY.

IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA HAS ALREADY BECOME VERY DANGEROUS. THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION MORE DANGEROUS...EVEN ALONG
INTERSTATES 24 AND 69...AND THE PURCHASE...WEST KENTUCKY...AND PENNYRILE PARKWAYS. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.