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Christie Dutton
Louisville, KY
Meteorologist for WAVE3
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Today's forecast will be cold but calm. Now we are focused on tomorrow's winter storm which could leave parts of WAVE Country snowed in for the weekend! Much of the area is under a Winter Storm Warning (in white), or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Weather Blog
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SNOW is headed to WAVE Country tomorrow! The snow totals and timing are being adjusted as more models come in, so stay tuned to the evening forecasts for the latest information. Here are the current thoughts on tomorrow's snow. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Weather Blog
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Today will be cloudy and cooler, and those clouds and lower temperatures are setting us up for a chance of snow tomorrow. Most of the precipitation will be south of Louisville, but even Louisville has at least a slight chance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Just over the last 24 hours, the models and forecasts have been changing for the potential of snow on Friday PM through Saturday morning. Before, it looked like this system could stay too far south to have a major impact... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Weather Blog
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We have enjoyed the above normal temperatures for the last few days, and we plan to hang on to the nice temperatures for a little bit longer. Check out these high temperatures from the past few days: Friday: 49° Saturday:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Weather Blog
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This weekend will mark the 21st anniversary of the record snow and cold for WAVE Country. Do you remember this? It was January 17-19, 1994. First, the heavy snow crippled the area. Then, record cold temperatures froze over the area.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Weather Blog
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A snow band with imbedded snow bursts (small areas of heavy, fast accumulating snow) to the south of Louisville brought rapidly accumulating snow and snarled traffic. A portion of I-65 near Elizabethtown had to close this morning due to numerous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Freezing drizzle last night and early this morning put a layer of ice on some roads in South Central KY and also in Southeastern KY. This took many by surprise when folks started hitting the roads for the morning commute.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Weather Blog
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A peculiar phenomena has returned to Lake Michigan, some say bigger and better than EVER! Ice balls... frozen orbs formed in winter waves... are not unusual to Lake Michigan, but some say these are the biggest they've ever seen them.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Weather Blog
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We've had a few reports of icy spots on roads from J-town to Carrollton. Be careful on elevated roads, such as bridges and overpasses. They tend to be the first surfaces to ice up. Also, any elevated walkways or patios... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Weather Blog
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This will be the 5th day in a row that many cities and towns in Kentucky and Indiana haven't had above freezing temperatures. Louisville warmed a few degrees above freezing briefly on Tuesday, but not enough to thaw us out.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at Weather Blog
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The wind chill advisory has expired, but the winds are still making it brutally cold today. Temperatures are not even expected to get above freezing until next week, and winds will make it feel even worse for the next couple... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Temperatures are dropping throughout the day. Winds are gusty bringing in wind chill temperatures -5 to -15 today, tonight and tomorrow morning. This is dangerously cold for those who have to be outside. Frost bite and hypothermia are a risk... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Today will be the warmest day of the week. Even though temperatures will get above freezing, the winds will make it feel like the 20s for most of the afternoon. Temperatures really start to drop tonight. Make sure you bring... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Temperatures dropped throughout the day yesterday, and biting cold weather is a shock to the system (for some) today with highs only in the 20s. It won't even feel that warm though. Wind chills today will make it feel like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Weather Blog
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We are seeing a few areas of sleet this morning mixing in with rain. These ice pellets are causing some slick spots on the roads for the morning commute. If you have to be on the roads this morning, watch... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Weather Blog
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GROUNDHOG DAY SNOW... THEN MORE SNOW... THEN ICE The beginning of February came in with a blast of wintry weather. We didn't need the groundhog to tell us we were in for more winter. We already knew it was headed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Weather Blog
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The chilly weather is settling in for the next few days, so keep the winter coat handy... along with the gloves and scarf. We don't have a chance of precipitation in the forecast until Friday. With warmer temperatures moving in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Most of us are not thrilled at the colder temperatures that will move in to close out the year; however, Paoli Peaks has been waiting for some colder weather in order to make some snow. They need a few cold... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Weather Blog
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The fog this morning can reduce visibility on the roads. You'll need to give yourself some extra time if you're traveling this morning. It won't rain all day, but we expect to see periods of rain that could be a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Ten years ago today, we were experiencing the final touches of one of the worst winter storms for WAVE Country. Some areas in Southern Indiana had nearly 30 inches of snow while folks in Lexington were waking up to a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at Weather Blog
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We are about to enter into a rainy weather pattern with above normal temperatures. This will dominate the forecast until Christmas Day as cooler temperatures and drier weather arrive. Checking out the current snow cover across the US, the New... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? Some areas in the US are nearly guaranteed to see one, but chances don't look as promising for WAVE Country. If you're headed to Michigan, Minnesota, the Dakotas or Maine, you will likely... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Today will be a gloomy day as temperatures slowly cool off and the clouds bring patchy drizzle to WAVE Country. The cold air moving in will help to set us up for a couple of chances of snow this week.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Weather Blog
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We have mild temperatures with cloudy skies and showers expected today and tomorrow. Temperatures will be colder by Wednesday morning, but we will see some sun return to the forecast. Cold weather will stick around through Christmas with no sign... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Weather Blog