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Snow falling in southeastern Ky., motorists stranded; area may see up to 5 inches of snow
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 8:11 PM EST
Kentucky State Police in far southeastern Kentucky say snow is falling hard, with several motorists stranded near the Virginia border.
Police said around an inch or a little more of snow had fallen by about 8 p.m. EST, and road crews were out treating highways.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Bell, Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties and said it would be in effect until noon Thursday. Snow was expected to taper off from west to east between about 6 a.m. and noon Thursday.
Total accumulation of 2 to 5 inches was expected, with heavier amounts more likely near the Virginia border.