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 300KENTUCKY (8/21/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1896/Birthday-Blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family)

•1931-Babe Ruth hits his 600th HR, off George Blaeholder of Browns

•1938/Birthday-Kenny Rogers, Houston Texas, singer (Through the Years)

•1956-WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

•1972-1st hot air balloon flight over Alps

•1985-NY Lotto pays $41 million to three winner (#s are 14-17-22-23-30-47)

•1988-Cease fire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war

•1989-Voyager 2 begins a flyby of planet Neptune

•1996-Netscape Browser 3.0 is released

•1997-US government forces closure of Hudson Foods due to E Coli break out

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