LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A winter storm leaving more snow in far southeastern Kentucky was expected to taper off by midday.
The National Weather Service said a winter storm warning for Bell, Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties would be in effect until noon EST Thursday with snow expected to wind down from west to east during the morning.
Total accumulation of 2 to 5 inches was expected, with heavier amounts more likely near the Virginia border.
In nearby McCreary, Whitley, Knox and Clay counties, a winter weather advisory was expiring at 6 a.m. As much as 2 inches of snow was expected.
Kentucky State Police at the Harlan post said with an inch or more of snow on the ground, several motorists were stranded on U.S. 421 near the Virginia border Wednesday night. Road crews were treating highways.
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