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Kentucky Color - Great Wooded South Snow

The big explanation for why the Sparksville area seems to always gets more snow? The elevation, B.J. Fudge says
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By Billy Joe Fudge

Have you ever gotten up on a morning like Monday, February 20, 2012, and found out that there was no school in Adair County and wonder why?

Well your answer is found in the accompanying photo, taken Monday morning, February 20, 2012, on Bird Ridge in the Sparksville area which is in the highest elevations of the Great Wooded South.


A slight change in elevation can mean huge change in snow fall.

A little change in elevation can make a big change in the amount of snow one receives.

While the temperature in and around Columbia Sunday, February 19, 2011, was 33 the temperature, in the Sparksville area, which is a couple hundred feet higher in elevation was 31. -Billy Joe Fudge


This story was posted on 2012-02-21 06:35:15
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Kentucky Color: Snow in the highlands



2012-02-21 - Looking at Bird Ridge, South Adair Co., KY - Photo by Billy Joe Fudge.
A slight change in elevation can mean huge change in snow fall: A little change in elevation can make a big change in the amount of snow one receives. While the temperature in and around Columbia Sunday, February 19, 2011, was 33 the temperature in the Sparksville area which is a couple hundred feet higher in elevation was 31.

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