DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

ktc snow1 300HENDERSON, Ky. (10/31/13) - If you see snow plows driving slow along area highways over the next few days don't be alarmed.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway Crews are gearing up for snow season. Plow operators are checking their equipment and making test runs along their assigned routes.

Today, the KYTC Henderson County Maintenance crew will be making test runs. Other counties will be making test runs over the next few days.

Official snow season runs from Nov. 1st to April 1st. The earliest recorded snowfall for the region is Oct. 31st. The median early snowfall is about December 20th. The area averages about 10.5 inches of snow per year, usually in three or four snow events. Most of our snowfall is generally in Jan. and Feb.

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