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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook for central Kentucky, including Marion County.
Light to moderate snow is expected Friday morning, Jan. 7. The biggest impact is expected to be during the morning as roads are covered with snow. The National Weather Service is predicting one to three inches of snow throughout central Kentucky. The highest snowfall is expected in the Lake Cumberland area.
The snowfall combined with subfreezing temperatures may can create slick and hazardous driving conditions. Steady northwest winds of 10-15 miles per hour could create reduced visibility Friday afternoon. Drivers are advised to use caution.
Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall totals to the National Weather Service in Louisville.
Looking ahead to the weekend, there is a 30 percent chance of more snow tonight, mainly before 1 a.m. The low temperature will be around 21 degrees.
On Saturday, more flurries are possible before 1 p.m. The forecast is for a partly sunny, cold day with a high of 25 degrees and wind chill values as low as 8 degrees. By Saturday evening, the wind chill could be as low as 5 degrees.
The Sunday forecast is for mostly sunny conditions and a high around 30 degrees.