Snow Surprises Eastern KY Residents

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Snowfall brought by Superstorm Sandy to far eastern Kentucky is surprising some Appalachian residents who say they don't recall another time when white flakes arrived so early in the season.

Snow accumulated at high elevations along the West Virginia border. The National Weather Service says snow depths in Pike, Letcher and Harlan counties varied from one to 12 inches Tuesday morning.

A tree heavy with snow fell on Claude Collier's truck Monday night in Jenkins. Collier, 50, says he has "never seen this much snow this early in the year." He said he and other residents lost power in the storm.

Dean Thompson says the snow reached about 10 inches at his Letcher County home. He says it's the first time he's ever seen it snow before Halloween.


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