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Drivers Stranded Overnight On Kentucky Highways

A winter storm has dumped close to 20 inches of snow in some areas of Kentucky, blocking major roads. Some drivers said they've been in their cars for more than 12 hours on I-65.

Last updated on March 5, 2015, at 9:36 a.m. ET

Posted on March 5, 2015, at 8:53 a.m. ET

Some counties in Kentucky were hit with double-digit snowfall Thursday morning – and a number of drivers were stranded on highways overnight.

Kentucky Snow totals so far. #KYWX @943TheWolf

Some drivers say they've been in their cars for more than 12 hours.

@Ginger_Zee @GMA @SamWnek we are on 65 south. Here is the view from behind us. Each individual car is snowed in.

I've been sick and haven't been eating and now here were are stuck on the road for over 12 hours no food and no water. I'm dying 😥

The truck in front of us moved! About 2 feet... #I-65

It's approximately 25 degrees in Bonnieville, Kentucky. The average temperature for March is 55 degrees.

Spent the night on the highway its been 9hrs since we been stuck here on the hwy btwn Bonnieville & Etown

Louisville emergency plans – including the National Guard and Red Cross – are in place with warming shelters open all day.

JUST IN: National Guard and @RedCross being called in to help stranded motorists in Hardin Co. @whas11

Shoveling snow in the middle of I-65.

The snowfall is expected to taper off by Thursday evening.

Here's the situation Southbound in Bullitt and Northbound in Hart Co. It's a mess.

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