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More snow in forecast




A REMINDER OF SPRING — A robin seen munching on red berries in a tree in Whitesburg earlier this week was a reminder that the cold and snowy weather which has enveloped Letcher County since late November will eventually give way to spring. (Photo by Sally Barto)

A REMINDER OF SPRING — A robin seen munching on red berries in a tree in Whitesburg earlier this week was a reminder that the cold and snowy weather which has enveloped Letcher County since late November will eventually give way to spring. (Photo by Sally Barto)

Letcher County received about eight inches of snow over the weekend and is expected to get at least two more inches of snow as this week continues.

Jeff Carico, spokesperson for the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Jackson, said a Whitesburg weather observer recorded six inches of snowfall from Friday night to Saturday morning and another two inches of snow on Sunday.

Carico predicted an inch to three inches of snow to accumulate on Tuesday night with another two to four inches of new snow today (Wednesday). Snow showers are likely on Thursday with temperature rising to 30 degrees on Friday. Temperatures will be in the 40s on Saturday and Sunday. Carico said rain is predicted for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 17.


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