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Friday, February 11

Road Conditions:
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Officials warn yesterday’s sunshine  melted snow on many roadways, and falling overnight temperatures were in the single digits allowing roads to refreeze. Officials expect hazardous driving conditions for the morning commute.

If you do get out, give yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. Remember to buckle up, turn on your headlights, and drive slowly. Slow down early when coming to intersections and leave plenty of stopping room ahead of cars in front of you.

Kentucky School Closings/Delays:
Ballard County, Caldwell County, Calloway County, Carlisle County, Christian County, Christian Fellowship, Community Alternatives, Community Christian Academy, Crittenden County, Eastwood Christian Academy (opens 1 hour late), Fulton County, Graves County, Hickman County, Hopkins County, Livingston County, Lyon County, Marshall County, Mayfield City, McCracken County, Murray Independent (opening 2 hours late), Murray WATCH Center, New Covenant Academy-Hardin, Open Door Christian Academy, St. Joseph-Mayfield, Trigg County, Webster County.

Tennessee School Closings:
Clarksville Academy, Clarksville Christian, Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools, Henry County, Houston County, Lake County, Montgomery Christian Academy, Obion County, Paris Special, Stewart County, Union City (opens @ 9am), Weakley County.

Illinois School Closings:
Joppa-Maple Grove, Pope County.

Other Closings:
Fulton County Transit (dialysis only), Murray-Calloway County Transit (snow routes), Murray-Calloway County Health Express, Purchase Area Sexual Assault Center.

Road Condition Links:
Kentucky: http://511.ky.gov/kyhb/main.jsf
Kentucky Transportation on Facebook: District 1, District 2.
Illinois: http://wrc.gettingaroundillinois.com/pages/wrc.htm
Tennessee: http://ww2.tdot.state.tn.us/tsw/smartmap.htm

Other Important links:
Latest Regional Weather Info:
National Weather Service – Paducah
Our Regional Weather Page: http://www.wkms.org/weather.php

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