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Hundreds of motorists trapped on snowy Kentucky roads in massive storm
Hundreds of motorists trapped on snowy Kentucky roads in massive storm

Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on two Kentucky highways as a massive snow and ice storm stretching from Texas to the East Coast wreaked havoc in many states Thursday, canceling flights, closing down Washington, D.C, and promising record low temperatures in many cities overnight. Nearly 2 feet of snow has been dumped on Kentucky since Wednesday afternoon, said Kevin Deitsch, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Louisville. Lexington broke a snowfall record with 17.1 inches Thursday. Some of the heaviest snowfall occurred near the heavily traveled Interstate 65, which runs through Louisville, and state police were working to rescue more than 100 vehicles...

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