Southeast Kentucky Snowfall Summary for Thursday January 17th

 ...SNOWFALL TOTALS ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING TO OUR SOUTH PROVIDED A SHOT OF SNOW
TO PARTS OF EXTREME SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY. THERE WAS A SHARP CUTOFF TO
THE PRECIPITATION...BUT WHERE IT FELL HEAVILY FOR A 2 TO 3 HOUR
PERIOD. THE SNOW WAS EVEN ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER IN PARTS OF BELL
AND HARLAN COUNTIES.
THE TABLE BELOW IS A LISTING OF SNOWFALL TOTALS RECEIVED BY NWS
JACKSON KY THROUGH 7 PM EST THURSDAY. THE TOTALS ARE SEPARATED BY
AMOUNT AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.
***********************SNOWFALL REPORTS***********************
INCHES LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
------ -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
 6.3   4 SE CUMBERLAND          KY  HARLAN           0645 PM
 6.0   1 E BIG BLACK MOUNTAIN   KY  HARLAN           0650 PM
 5.0   7 S WHITESBURG           KY  LETCHER          0400 PM
 4.5   4 SE WHITESBURG          KY  LETCHER          0630 PM
 4.0   1 E PAYNE GAP            KY  LETCHER          0411 PM
 4.0   MIDDLESBORO              KY  BELL             0355 PM
 4.0   FERNDALE                 KY  BELL             0345 PM
 3.0   GORDON                   KY  LETCHER          0348 PM
 3.0   JENKINS                  KY  LETCHER          0320 PM
 3.0   CLEAR CREEK SPRINGS      KY  BELL             0250 PM
 2.0   1 NW CRUMMIES            KY  HARLAN           0440 PM
 2.0   WILLIAMSBURG             KY  WHITLEY          0405 PM
 2.0   HARLAN                   KY  HARLAN           0305 PM
 2.0   LOYALL                   KY  HARLAN           0305 PM
 1.0   HALLIE                   KY  LETCHER          0320 PM
 0.5   ELKHORN CITY             KY  PIKE             0320 PM

Here are a few pictures for the event...


Photos taken by NWS Jackson, KY staff
Looking south from the Kentucky Mesonet station located on Black Mountain, KY on January 18, 2013
   
Rime ice on twigs near Kentucky Mesonet station on Black Mountain...taken January 18, 2013 7" snow pack on the ground by the Mesonet station. Most of this fell in about 2 to 3 hours the previous day.

Photos courtesy of Harlan 3N Coop Observer
View from US 421 on Pine Mountain January 17, 2013 Stranded vehicle on US 421 on Pine Mountain January 17, 2013
View from US 421 on Pine Mountain January 17, 2013 Stranded vehicle on US 421 on Pine Mountain January 17, 2013


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