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A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck Kentucky In 2009… And No One Saw It Coming

Kentucky is known for having four seasons and what some call a mild winter. However, in 2009, the winter was anything but mild. We had a horrific ice storm in Kentucky during that year, and it will not soon be forgotten. The 2009 ice storm was devastating for the entire state on many levels. People were trapped without power, cold, hungry and in more rural areas, desperately praying to survive.

Here are a few facts about the worst ice storm in Kentucky history:

It took some time to get the ice cleared away, and even then, things weren’t the same for awhile. The horrific ice storm in Kentucky really left its mark on the residents, especially those who suffered the longest. How did you do during the 2009 ice storm in Kentucky?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.