Ice storm 2009

Monday, February 25, 2019
DAR file photos

The 2009 ice storm is described by the National Weather Service as the weather event of the decade. Initial estimates of damage topped half a billion dollars for the Paducah NWS forecast area. 'Catastrophic' amounts of ice of up to 2 inches were seen in the area, as well as 2-10 feet of snow between Jan. 26-28, 2009.