Summary of the First Widespread Snowfall of the Season

The first widespread accumulating snow of the season brought up to 4" of snow across southeast Kentucky.  Below is a map of the snowfall.  The map was compiled using reports received by the National Weather Service in Jackson from cooperative weather observers, CoCoRaHS observers, highway departments and amateur radio operators around eastern Kentucky.

Snowfall Map for December 5th, 2009

Also included below is a listing of many of the reports received by NWS Jackson.  The totals are seperated by amount and are not necessarily the final amount for each of the locations...

INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
  4.3    META                     KY  PIKE             1120 AM

  4.0    SHELBIANA                KY  PIKE             1210 PM

  4.0    ALLEN                    KY  FLOYD            1115 AM

  3.0    PIKEVILLE                KY  PIKE             1115 AM

  3.0    WHITESBURG               KY  LETCHER          1115 AM

  3.0    MOUTHCARD                KY  PIKE             1115 AM

  3.0    3 WSW PRESTONSBURG       KY  FLOYD            1058 AM

  3.0    HAZARD                   KY  PERRY            0950 AM

  3.0    MIDDLESBORO              KY  BELL             0945 AM

  2.7    EMMA                     KY  MAGOFFIN         1043 AM

  2.5    1 W VAN LEAR             KY  JOHNSON          1148 AM

  2.5    AUXIER                   KY  FLOYD            1010 AM

  2.5    SOMERSET                 KY  PULASKI          1000 AM

  2.5    1 W MIDDLESBORO          KY  BELL             0942 AM

  2.0    HARLAN                   KY  HARLAN           1142 AM

  2.0    FALCON                   KY  MAGOFFIN         1125 AM

  2.0    PHELPS                   KY  PIKE             1115 AM

  2.0    2 SE TALBERT             KY  BREATHITT        0956 AM

  2.0    4 NE JACKSON             KY  BREATHITT        0945 AM

  1.8    VAN LEAR                 KY  JOHNSON          1015 AM

  1.5    MIDDLESBORO              KY  BELL             1028 AM

  1.5    HAZARD                   KY  PERRY            1010 AM

  1.5    2 NW BLEDSOE             KY  LESLIE           0930 AM

  1.3    BUSH                     KY  CLAY             0932 AM

  1.0    3 SW CLAY CITY           KY  POWELL           1202 PM

  1.0    HARLAN                   KY  HARLAN           1115 AM

  1.0    1 W ANNVILLE             KY  JACKSON          1025 AM

  1.0    2 SE SALYERSVILLE        KY  MAGOFFIN         0948 AM

  1.0    ANNVILLE                 KY  JACKSON          0935 AM

  1.0    WILLIAMSBURG             KY  WHITLEY          0935 AM

  1.0    KEAVY                    KY  LAUREL           0935 AM

  0.8    1 N MCKEE                KY  JACKSON          0750 AM

  0.5    OWINGSVILLE              KY  BATH             1130 AM

 



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