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Track the winter weather on KY3's Interactive Radar Stay ahead of the winter weather potential in the Ozarks by tracking the KY3 Interactive Radar. ...

Winter storm warning for many More than 6" of snow possible in spots ...

VIDEO: Checking conditions on Springfield's snowy south side KY3's Drew Douglas reports.  ...

Post your weekend cancellations in the comment section here Enter your closings for this weekend in the comments section: Parkview High School's FAFSA Frenzy on Sunday is cancelled. ...

Boy drowns after falling through ice in Vernon County One boy died Saturday after falling through the ice of a farm pond near Nevada. The Vernon County Sheriff's Department reports the boy was playing with two other boys when they fell through the ice at about 9 a.m. One boy made it out of the water safely on his own. Rescuers arrived and pulled the second boy out of the water. He was taken to ...

Crash knocks out power for hundreds in north Springfield Hundreds of people in north Springfield found themselves in the cold and dark on Saturday afternoon after a car crashed into a power pole.  It happened at about 3:30 Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a utility pole in the 1000 block of W. Norton Road. It knocked power out for more than an hour to as many as 600 customers in an area a ...



Current Conditions:
Light Snow, 25 F

Forecast:
Sat - Snow. High: 28 Low: 22
Sun - Cloudy. High: 37 Low: 20
Mon - Mostly Cloudy. High: 41 Low: 34
Tue - Thunderstorms/Wind. High: 52 Low: 20
Wed - Mostly Cloudy. High: 29 Low: 14

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)


Headline News

Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

O'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley addresses a conference hosted by the South Carolina Democratic Party in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2014. O'Malley told reporters later he is seriously considering running for the Democratic presidential nomination and will make a decision this spring on whether to enter the race. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the nation.

Anthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48
FILE - In this June 17, 1994 New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason (14) dunks the ball ahead of Houston Rockets forward Otis Thorpe (33) during the fourth quarter of game five of the NBA Finals in New York. The New York Knicks spokesman Jonathan Supranowitz confirmed Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 that Mason, a rugged power forward who was a defensive force for several NBA teams in the 1990s, has died. He was 48. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.

Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll in boost to 2016 presidential prospects
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor in MarylandBy Steve Holland NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second in a surprising show of strength. Whether the victory for Paul will have long-lasting benefit is unclear since his libertarian views may not have broad appeal in the Republican Party. Paul, a 52-year-old Kentucky Republican, outdistanced most other potential candidates by taking 25.7 percent of the vote at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a gathering of activists on Washington's outskirts of Washington.

China Feb official PMI shrinks for a second straight month
An employee works at a logistic center in HuaibeiActivity in China's factory sector contracted for a second straight month in February on unsteady exports and slowing investment, an official survey showed on Sunday, reinforcing bets that more policy loosening is needed to lift the economy. A separate official services PMI, also released on Sunday, showed growth in the sector accelerated to 53.9, up from 53.7 in January. Accounting for 48 percent of China's $10.2 trillion economy last year, the services sector has weathered the growth downturn better than factories, partly because it depends less on foreign demand. The official PMIs were released shortly after China's central bank cut interest rates late on Saturday, the latest effort to support the world's second-largest economy as its momentum slows and deflation risks rise.