We have just wrapped up our first winter storm of the season...in MID-NOVEMBER! And while I had no trouble driving the streets of Owensboro, others did, I learned. But most of the ice seemed to be up in the trees.

Take a look at one from Chad's backyard:

Chad Benefield

And this tree on Dartmouth Drive was hanging so low, the lower limbs--which, admittedly, are hard to see--were hanging right over the hood of my car:

Dave Spencer

Of course, we're still in the middle of fall. So there are those trees that feature ice AND color:

Dave Spencer

Speaking of ice and color...

Chad Benefield

Now check out these Facebook posts:

So, whether or not this was an OFFICIAL ice storm, we had enough ice on the trees in Owensboro and around the tri-state do enough damage that the designation probably doesn't matter.

Thanks for posting these images, folks!