Traffic backs up as more than 50 miles of Interstate 65 southbound is shut down from the weather, Thursday, March 5, 2015, near Mount Washington, Ky. Kentucky State Police reported that the interstate will not reopen until Thursday evening. Kentucky has been walloped by a winter storm that has dumped nearly 2 feet of snow in parts of the state.

Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast

Officials said more than 400 vehicles were stuck along I-24 between the western Kentucky towns of Cadiz and Eddyville.