DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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surfky weather cloudy 300KENTUCKY (6/26/13) – The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather warning for Hopkins, Muhlenberg, and Christian Counties, along with other surrounding areas.

A complex of thunderstorms is forecast to move into the region today, bringing with it a chance of heavy rain. During the afternoon hours, as the atmosphere becomes increasingly unstable, there is a chance of strong winds, severe storms and possibly large damaging hail.

Overall, there is a fifty percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon area, with a high around 89 degrees and a heat index likely topping at over 100. Wind gusts are expected to top 20 MPH off and on throughout the day.

J.L. Graham
SurfKY News
Information provided by the National Weather Service

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