It’s Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky

It is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky.

Emergency Management officials advise homeowners to disconnect water hoses outside and figure out a way to keep any other exterior water lines warmer. 

Chimneys and fireplaces should also be inspected before using them and keep space heaters plugged into an outlet by themselves and away from anything flammable. 

Over the next two days, we will explain some of the winter forecast terms you might hear this winter.

A Winter Weather Advisory indicates snow, sleet, or freezing rain up to four inches is expected in the next two to three days.

A Winter Storm Watch suggests there is a 50/50 chance of winter weather averaging four inches within two to three days.