Starting late Sunday night and ending on Tuesday morning, Trigg County and the surrounding counties saw temperatures in the low single digits and wind chills of -10 and -25 degrees below zero, as well as wind gusts of between 10 and 30 miles per hour.
Trigg County saw a low of 2.3 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday morning and half an inch of rain on Sunday before the freeze, according to the Kentucky Mesonet. Forecasters had predicted 1 – 4 inches of snow for Trigg County.
School was canceled for Trigg County on Monday and Tuesday, but students returned on Wednesday. Cadiz Public Works Director Kerry Fowler said their treatment of the roads over the weekend made a lot of difference.
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