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)

What is Today v3 mauve 300KENTUCKY (5/13/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The United States declared war on Mexico 167 years ago today.
 
Native American Day was first observed 97 years ago today.
 
Singer Ritchie Valens, singer of La Bamba, was born 72 years ago today.
 
The first cross-country flight of a helicopter took place 71 years ago today.
 
Famed actor and Academy Award winner Gary Cooper died 52 years ago today.
 
Pop-music hit “Satisfaction,” by the Rolling Stones, was released 48 years ago today.
 
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