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Multiple slide-offs reported in KY, use caution

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Slide-off on the Audubon Parkway in Daviess County. Slide-off on the Audubon Parkway in Daviess County.
431 coming out of Owensboro heading toward Utica. (Source: Telina Blanton Connor) 431 coming out of Owensboro heading toward Utica. (Source: Telina Blanton Connor)
Henderson road. (Source: Marty Traci Byrne) Henderson road. (Source: Marty Traci Byrne)

Travel conditions are becoming very hazardous as this winter storm blows snow, freezing rain, and sleet into the Tri-State area. 

Kentucky transportation crews say they have been out treating roads since noon and will continue to do so.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says along one 10 mile section of the Pennyrile Parkway, the precipitation fluctuated between snow, sleet, freezing rain, and back to snow and then rain.

We're told there have been several slide-offs along the section from Henderson to Madisonville. There have also have been reports of slide-offs along I-69 between Madisonville and Princeton.

KYTC says with the frozen precipitation turning to slush on road surfaces at many locations, driving is expected to remain difficult. With lows overnight expected in the mid-20's, motorists should be aware that re-freezing is possible during the nighttime hours. 

Transportation officials and authorities say caution is required and drivers should avoid unnecessary travel.

We're told there's accumulation on the northern Pennyrile Parkway and bridges are icing in Daviess County. Muhlenberg County is also seeing issues with travel on bridges. Crews say the north part of Ohio County is very slick.

Crews are treating and plowing most areas in our Western Kentucky Counties. Click here for more information on Kentucky roads.

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