Eastern Kentucky Weather

11:00 PM UPDATE: Tracking the winter storm

By: Shane Smith
By: Shane Smith

The snow is starting to fly across southern and eastern Kentucky. Here's a look at the latest on the winter storm.

11:30 Update:  Snow is continuing to pour across the mountains.  It's coming in a little farther west than we thought it might so we've had to up the snow forecast.
 
 
Here's some of the latest snow reports we've received:



0900 PM     SNOW             BEVERLY                 36.93N 83.53W
02/12/2014  M2.0 INCH        BELL               KY   PUBLIC

            2 INCHES OF SNOW REPORTED NEAR BEVERLY.

0902 PM     SNOW             MIDDLESBORO             36.61N 83.72W
02/12/2014  M3.0 INCH        BELL               KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL

0908 PM     SNOW             THORNTON                37.16N 82.74W
02/12/2014  M3.0 INCH        LETCHER            KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

0913 PM     SNOW             WILLIAMSBURG            36.74N 84.17W
02/12/2014  E3.0 INCH        WHITLEY            KY   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            DISPATCH REPORTED 3 INCHES OF SNOW ON HIGHWAY 1804. THEY
            SAID IT WAS A WET HEAVY SNOW AND POWER LINES ARE
            BEGINNING TO SAG.

0918 PM     SNOW             BENHAM                  36.96N 82.95W
02/12/2014  E5.0 INCH        HARLAN             KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

0922 PM     SNOW             EVARTS                  36.86N 83.20W
02/12/2014  M2.5 INCH        HARLAN             KY   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL

0936 PM     SNOW             PIKEVILLE               37.48N 82.51W
02/12/2014  M2.0 INCH        PIKE               KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED 2 INCH SNOW DEPTH WITH TOTAL
            SNOWFALL OF 2.3 INCHES

0945 PM     SNOW             3 NW BLACKEY            37.17N 83.02W
02/12/2014  M2.0 INCH        LETCHER            KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. STILL RECEIVING HEAVY SNOW. SPOTTER
            LOCATED AROUND 1.8K FEET ASL.

1000 PM     SNOW             3 NW MOUTHCARD          37.41N 82.29W
02/12/2014  M5.5 INCH        PIKE               KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. STILL SNOWING AT TIME OF REPORT.

1000 PM     SNOW             PHELPS                  37.51N 82.16W
02/12/2014  E5.0 INCH        PIKE               KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

1006 PM     SNOW             MIDDLESBORO             36.61N 83.72W
02/12/2014  M4.0 INCH        BELL               KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. FACEBOOK REPORT.

1015 PM     SNOW             3 SW PRESTONSBURG       37.64N 82.81W
02/12/2014  M0.5 INCH        FLOYD              KY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. STILL SNOWING AT TIME OF REPORT.

1015 PM     SNOW             WALLINS CREEK           36.83N 83.41W
02/12/2014  E4.5 INCH        HARLAN             KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

1015 PM     SNOW             PINEVILLE               36.76N 83.70W
02/12/2014  M3.5 INCH        BELL               KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. STILL SNOWING AT TIME OF REPORT.

1028 PM     SNOW             MIDDLESBORO             36.61N 83.72W
02/12/2014  E4.0 INCH        BELL               KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

1035 PM     SNOW             CUMBERLAND              36.98N 82.99W
02/12/2014  E4.0 INCH        HARLAN             KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. FACEBOOK REPORT.

1035 PM     SNOW             BENHAM                  36.96N 82.95W
02/12/2014  M6.5 INCH        HARLAN             KY   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. TWITTER REPORT.

Keep checking back through the evening.
 

 

Original Post:

The snow is starting to fly across Eastern Kentucky.  Our Winter storm is still on track to  to bring us accumulation to the highest elevations of the mountains with lower amount's the farther north and west you go.  Here is a look at the last snow forecast we will put out for this storm.  

 
Folks just across the border in Virginia will see the heaviest totals from this storm and isolated power issues are a possibility any where that picks up more than 5 inches.  Here's some tools to help you keep track of the storm as it rolls through tonight.

 
 WYMT Studio in Hazard:
dropc.am/p/aLppQ0
 

I-75 Near Corbin:

 
I-75 Near London:
 


Harlan:

NWS Office in Jackson:
 

UVA Wise:

As always please send your pictures to pics@wymt.com via email, or post them on the WYMT Facebook page.  Also if you want to leave snow reports, do so on Facebook or in the comments below.  We'll keep an eye on the storm and continue to bring you updates through the night.

 

 

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