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A burst of snow fell across the region during the early morning hours of November 12. Accumulations ranged from just a dusting in a few spots to three inches in other places. Average amounts ranged from 1 to 2 inches, including a swath from Evansville to Paducah. Most of the snow fell in just 1 to 3 hours between 2 AM and 8 AM. Visibility was below one mile in the heaviest snow bands, and even one-quarter mile at Evansville. Because temperatures had been in the 60's, 70's, and even lower 80's in the days preceding the snow, pavement temperatures were such that the snow melted on roads. However, snowfall rates were high enough to briefly cover bridges and overpasses, resulting in a few accidents. This unseasonably early snowfall was the third earliest snow event of an inch or more at Paducah. The earliest was on the day before Halloween of 1993 (2 inches), and the second earliest was on November 11, 2019 (1.2 inches).
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