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Posted: Friday, 03 January 2014 2:50PM

Snow And Cold Temps Accompany Winter Storm Watch



This year's second round of snow will hit the Pennyrile area Sunday and the National Weather Service is placing the listening area under a Winter Storm Watch. NWS Lead Forecaster, David Humphrey says the far west side of the listen area will see snow around sunrise and Trigg, Christian, and Todd Counties will see snow around noon.


   


He adds the storm front will bring with it arctic temperatures.


   


The low temperature for Monday, January 6, is projected to be -1 and according to the NWS, the record low for January 6 is +1 degree in 1959. While the projected low for January 5 is 2 above, NWS record low for January 5 is -8 in 1959.   The record low for the month of January was -20 degrees on January 20, 1963. The last low temperature recorded in the negatives was -1 on January 24, 2003 at the Golden Pond weather station. Humphrey says we could see a high on Sunday, with temperatures not falling until the afternoon and evening.


   
He says dress warmly and make sure you have blankets in the car as well as having your house ready.


   
The Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Saturday to Sunday evening.

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