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Tri-State Weather Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals

UPDATED November 17, 2014 at 10:15 PM

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Category: Weather, What's New
Dejan Ristovski, ThinkStock
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What’s Your Favorite Snow Day Activity? VOTE Here!

I'm jealous of y'all who are off work or out of school today. I'm stuck here at the studio, not getting to enjoy this beautiful snow day. But, that's ok, hopefully they'll be plenty of time this winter for fun in the snow! I got to thinking, what is YOUR favorite snow day activity??

Answer this one-question survey and let's see what our WBKR listeners enjoy the most about snow days...

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Category: Weather
Irina Igumnova
Irina Igumnova
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Use INDOT Road Conditions Hotline and Other Resources for Your Indiana Travel Plans Today

On snowy days, like today, I get up around 4 a.m. to do weather closings. Yeah, someone has to do these things in radio and TV. And, luckily, my boss goes in to work about the same time and can gauge the road conditions for me. He drives a Camaro so if he can make it in (which is ALWAYS), I can make it in.

If you don't have your own personal road condition consultant, here's some resources from the Indiana Department of Transportation that you might find useful.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The 2014-2015 Winter Outlook from the National Weather Service [Video]

We're already off to a chilly and snowy start it seems.  Here in the tristate we have already been treated to our first dose of winter weather.  We are experiencing abnormally low temperatures and we've even had our first bout with sleet and snow.  But what can we expect for the rest of the 2014-2015 winter season?  Check out this video from the National Weather Service.  It explains.

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Kentucky Road Condition Update from the KY Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway Crews have been out plowing since about 9 p.m. in the Ohio River border counties.  They report mostly a wet heavy snow that plows well.

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Category: Weather
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Bitter Cold Weather Expected to Hit Tristate Later This Week

UGH!!  I realize it's November and we're getting closer and closer to the official start of winter.  But this is ridiculous.  The National Weather Service says we're about to get a very harsh preview.  Yep!  Bitter cold temperatures are expected to arrive later this week AND there's a chance of some snow.  Here's the latest forecast and a preview of just how cold our "highs" are going to be.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Ice and Snow in the Forecast for Tonight…BUT IT’S HALLOWEEN!

I just heard Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist announce that a little ICE AND SNOW will be mixed in with the precipitation late tonight. Uh, excuse me...IT'S HALLOWEEN!

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Hard Freeze Warning Likely This Weekend

Brrrrrrr!  I don't know about you guys, but I am NOT ready for this.  We knew there was a chance it was going to be cold this weekend, but the National Weather Service says we are going to dip below the freezing mark.  Yep!  There's even a chance we'll see a Hard Freeze Warning in effect for the weekend! #ThisSucks!

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Category: Newsletter, Weather
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2014- 2015 Winter Weather Prediction for Evansville, Owensboro and the Tri-State

We interrupt this perfect Fall weather to take a peek at the coming winter. Not the colors of the fuzzy caterpillars or the inside of the persimmon seed, but the long range forecast released by the NOAA Climate Prediction Center:

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Category: Weather, What's New
Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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It’s Nearly Fall, But This Incredible ‘Summer in Kentucky’ Video Is Still Worth Seeing

If you're already missing summer in Kentucky, then this isn't going to help. And if, like me, you're a much bigger fan of autumn, well, just picture all the greenery in shades of red, orange, yellow, and gold.

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Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Parts of Tristate Under Slight Risk of Severe Weather

The approach of Fall means the beginning of the tristate's second severe weather season.  And, according to the National Weather Service, we may get a sneak preview this afternoon.  Parts of the WBKR listening area have been placed under a slight risk of severe weather.

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Category: Weather
Andrei Malov
Andrei Malov
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“Record-Shattering Snowfall” Story Is Fake [VIDEO]

Did you happen this "story" in your Facebook feed in the last week? After the winter we had last, it didn't seem that far-fetched. However, this winter forecast prediction story is fake. It's from the satirical and entertainment website Empire News.

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