The warning is expected to expire at 5:15 a.m. Saturday.
The weather service projected 2 to 3 inches of snow in Lexington Friday and Saturday. Despite the powerful wind, there weren't a tremendous number of power outages. A glaze of ice is expected to occur followed by snow. Expect colder temperatures over the weekend, with highs in the mid to upper 20s.
There's a possibility that that system will have at least some moisture with it, which could bring the chance of snow to more of the state.
A winter weather advisory was in effect for far northeast and eastern Oklahoma, and parts of northwest Arkansas until 9 p.m. Thursday.
An average winter only features 100.9 inches, but Erie blew past that before the end of December thanks to an epic lake-effect event that dumped 65.1 inches of snow from Christmas Eve through the morning of Dec. 27.
Tonight: Wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet, changing to snow early. Nashville weather and Louisville weather shows that the metro areas aren't accumulating sleet, but they are getting hit with freezing rain. Rain and snow this morning transitioning to snow showers for the afternoon.
The weekend looks dry but much colder with highs in the teens and lows mainly in the single digits.
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If you have to travel Friday, please use extreme caution, especially in the morning.
Rain could be heavy at times today, with thunderstorms possible, as temperatures peak in the mid-50s, according to the weather service, which has issued a flood watch until noon Saturday. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible.
The National Weather Service office in Paducah was advising area residents early this week that the region will be in a transition zone of precipitation types Thursday night, Friday and Friday night.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain.
A Winter Storm Warning means a significant combination of hazardous winter weather is imminent for a certain location.
Rain is expected to begin before dawn Friday and fall all day, becoming heavy in the afternoon and continuing overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
Are we getting ready to have a big ice snow storm, or is it all going to blow out with the wind? Light ice accumulation possible.