Review of February 6th Snow Event

February 6th, 2007 Snow Event

 

A strong clipper system moving southeast out of the northern Plains brought a quick hitting bout of moderate to heavy snow to parts of northern and eastern Kentucky on Tuesday February 6th. Surface charts for the event are included below...

10 am Tuesday
10 am Surface Chart

4 pm Tuesday
4 pm Surface Chart

10 pm Tuesday
10 pm Surface Chart

 

Most of the snow fell along and north of the Mountain Parkway where up to 6 inches of new snow was reported in parts of Menifee, Morgan and Elliott Counties.  Little if any snow occurred south of the Parkway however.  The graphic below shows a rough estimate of the snowfall distribution across eastern Kentucky on Tuesday February 6th.  Actual reports from cooperative observers, spotters, dispatch centers, police and fire departments, and highway departments for the event are also included below...

Snowfall Graphic

BATH COUNTY... 
BETHEL.........................4.0 INCHES
BREATHITT COUNTY... 
JACKSON NWS OFFICE.............0.7 INCHES
ELLIOT COUNTY... 
BRUIN..........................5.0 INCHES
FLEMING COUNTY... 
FLEMINGSBURG 4 NE..............4.0 INCHES
FLOYD COUNTY... 
NE SECTIONS....................2.0 TO 3.0 INCHES
PRESTONSBURG 4 WSW.............1.4 INCHES
MAGOFFIN COUNTY... 
SALYERSVILLE 1 N...............4.0 INCHES
SALYERSVILLE...................2.0 INCHES
MARTIN COUNTY... 
INEZ 2 NW......................4.0 INCHES
MENIFEE COUNTY... 
BIG WOODS......................4.0 INCHES
FRENCHBURG.....................2.0 INCHES
NORTHERN PART..................5.0 TO 6.0 INCHES
MONTGOMERY COUNTY... 
MT STERLING....................2.5 INCHES
MORGAN COUNTY... 
BLAIRS MILLS...................6.0 INCHES
WRIGLEY........................4.0 INCHES
PIKE COUNTY... 
META...........................3.0 INCHES
PIKEVILLE......................1.0 INCHES
SIDNEY.........................2.5 INCHES
PERRY COUNTY... 
CHAVIES........................0.8 INCHES
ROWAN COUNTY... 
MOREHEAD 2 NE..................4.0 INCHES
TRIPLETT.......................4.0 INCHES


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