Snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast for Monday
Snow showers are possible in Louisville on Monday, with less than an inch expected across much of the metro area, according to the National Weather Service.
As of Sunday afternoon, there was a 17% chance of Louisville getting an inch of snow by 7 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service’s snow forecast. The heaviest snow impacts will likely be in Kentucky south and east of Louisville.
Weather forecast for Monday in Louisville
Regardless of the snow, Monday is expected to be a very cold day in Louisville, with highs expected to reach 19 degrees and lows of 8 degrees. There is a 30% chance of snow showers Monday and Monday. Wind chills will range around zero early in the morning and will remain in the single digits throughout the day.
Latest news on school closures in the area
Jefferson County Public Schools has not yet decided whether classes will be held in-person on Tuesday. JCPS spokeswoman Carolyn Callahan said the district will decide by 5 a.m. Tuesday whether schools will be open. Parents will be notified of the decision via text, email, and through JCPS social channels.
If the district closes Tuesday, it will use one of the 10 available non-traditional instruction days that students won’t have to make up at the end of the year, Callahan said. Many schools have already given packets to students to work on if school is cancelled.
Schools are closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Some warming centers are open Monday
With temperatures and wind chills in the teens on Monday, some indoor facilities in Louisville will open their doors to those needing shelter.
There are eight locations at Neighborhood Place that will also serve as warming centers, which Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg said will be open Monday:
- Location of Qin Ran District3410 Lees Lane, 502-485-6810
- Charmoli Center neighborhood location9100 Marksfield Road, Suite 100, 502-574-5787
- First neighborhood location at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 1503 Ringland Road, 502-313-4700
- Location of the northwestern neighborhood at Shawnee Academy, 4018 W. Market St., 502-485-7230.
- South Central neighborhood location4255 Hazelwood Ave., 502-485-7130
- Place South Jefferson neighborhood1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale, 502-363-1424
- Ojima district location3610 Bohn Street, 502-485-6710
- Location of Bridges of Hope neighborhoodMabel Wiggins Family Investment Center, 1411 Algonquin Parkway, 502-634-6050
Libraries and community centers will be open during regular business hours as warming centers, meaning they will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Greenberg said.
To reserve a bed at the nearest shelter, contact the shelter directly or call the city’s Coordinated Shelter Access Line at 502-637-2337.
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