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)
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What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (8/30/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1181 – Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies

•1682 - William Penn left England to sail to New World

•1919 – Birthday/Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), (d. 2012)

•1922 - Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

•1948 – Birthday/Lewis Black, American comedian

•1968 - 1st record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)

•1974 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

•1979 - 1st recorded occurrance-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs)

•2003 – Charles Bronson, American actor, dies at 81

•2006 - Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

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