Active, and possibly severe, weather is expected to continue through Wednesday evening as another wave of wintry weather hits the region. Freezing rain, sleet, and snow will all be likely through the night and into Thursday morning, along with significant ice accumulations.Interactive radar | Traffic map | Alerts | School changes An Ice Storm Warning remains in effect for our southern communities until Thursday at 7 p.m. Counties in the pink color are under a Winter Storm Warning, including Louisville, and a Winter Weather Advisory is in place for our far northern communities in Indiana for the same time period.Heavy freezing rain along I-64 looks likely through late afternoon. Snow can be expected across our far northern communities in southern Indiana with plain rain for our southern zones.Another wave pushes in around 12 a.m. with heavy freezing rain likely at times. With colder temperatures in place, most of our southern zones will see the switch from rain to freezing rain. Transportation and weather authorities are advising people not to travel during this period if they can avoid it.We still expect to see some type of wintry mix during the Thursday morning commute, but the freezing rain should begin to sink farther south. This storm is expected to be out of the viewing area by late Thursday afternoon. Regardless, treacherous travel looks likely.By Thursday afternoon, the system will finally pull eastward as drier skies take over late.Here’s how this system breaks down by area:For Louisville and near the I-64 corridor, up to 0.25″ (locally higher amounts possible) of ice will be possible along with minor sleet and snow accumulations around 1” by Thursday morning.South of Louisville, anywhere from 0.25 to 0.50″ of ice is expected. Again, some locally higher amounts will be possible. North of Louisville and the I-64 corridor, light icing (up to 0.10″) is expected, but overall, freezing rain amounts will taper the farther north from I-64 one goes. A mix of light freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected through tonight with accumulations of snow and sleet around 1 to 2 inches. Impacts from this storm could include power outages, damage to trees and hazardous travel conditions. Travel is strongly discouraged during this storm. If you must drive, use extreme caution on the roads. Watch for falling tree limbs, as ice can increase the weight of branches by 30 times.Be prepared for possible power outages. Only 1/2 inch of ice on power lines can add 500 lbs of extra weight. Download the WLKY App on your phone for updates and potential changes to this forecast.

Active, and possibly severe, weather is expected to continue through Wednesday evening as another wave of wintry weather hits the region. Freezing rain, sleet, and snow will all be likely through the night and into Thursday morning, along with significant ice accumulations.

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An Ice Storm Warning remains in effect for our southern communities until Thursday at 7 p.m. Counties in the pink color are under a Winter Storm Warning, including Louisville, and a Winter Weather Advisory is in place for our far northern communities in Indiana for the same time period.

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Heavy freezing rain along I-64 looks likely through late afternoon. Snow can be expected across our far northern communities in southern Indiana with plain rain for our southern zones.

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Another wave pushes in around 12 a.m. with heavy freezing rain likely at times. With colder temperatures in place, most of our southern zones will see the switch from rain to freezing rain. Transportation and weather authorities are advising people not to travel during this period if they can avoid it.

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We still expect to see some type of wintry mix during the Thursday morning commute, but the freezing rain should begin to sink farther south. This storm is expected to be out of the viewing area by late Thursday afternoon. Regardless, treacherous travel looks likely.

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By Thursday afternoon, the system will finally pull eastward as drier skies take over late.

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Here’s how this system breaks down by area:

For Louisville and near the I-64 corridor, up to 0.25″ (locally higher amounts possible) of ice will be possible along with minor sleet and snow accumulations around 1” by Thursday morning.

South of Louisville, anywhere from 0.25 to 0.50″ of ice is expected. Again, some locally higher amounts will be possible.

North of Louisville and the I-64 corridor, light icing (up to 0.10″) is expected, but overall, freezing rain amounts will taper the farther north from I-64 one goes. A mix of light freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected through tonight with accumulations of snow and sleet around 1 to 2 inches.

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Impacts from this storm could include power outages, damage to trees and hazardous travel conditions. Travel is strongly discouraged during this storm. If you must drive, use extreme caution on the roads. Watch for falling tree limbs, as ice can increase the weight of branches by 30 times.

Be prepared for possible power outages. Only 1/2 inch of ice on power lines can add 500 lbs of extra weight.

Download the WLKY App on your phone for updates and potential changes to this forecast.

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