Winter weather advisory issued for Christian County

Snow and ice could making driving hazardous late Wednesday and early Thursday.

Portions of Western Kentucky, including Christian, Trigg and Todd counties, are under a winter weather advisory from 4:30 p.m. Wednesday until 9 a.m. Thursday. 

A mix of snow and ice is possible with accumulations of up to 1 inch of snow and a quarter inch of ice, the National Weather Service at Paducah reported. 

Roads could become slippery, making driving conditions hazardous late Wednesday and early Thursday. 

The forecast indicates an overnight now of 30, with a wind chill in the low to mid 20s. The temperature will rise to the low 40s Thursday, and there’s a 100% chance of rain in the evening. 

Freezing rain is likely on Friday. 

Winter weather advisory issued for Christian County

Jennifer P. Brown | Hoptown Chronicle

Jennifer P. Brown is co-founder, publisher and editor of Hoptown Chronicle. You can reach her at editor@hoptownchronicle.org. She spent 30 years as a reporter and editor at the Kentucky New Era. She is a co-chair of the national advisory board to the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, governing board president for the Kentucky Historical Society, and co-founder of the Kentucky Open Government Coalition.