story updated on February 16, 2016

So close, but yet so far.

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky measured 2.5 inches of snow fell at the Paducah regional airport on February 14, dashing the hopes of a furniture store’s buyers.

Warehouse Furniture’s Valentine’s Day promotion said that if 3 or more inches fell, all purchases made between January 19th and February 7th would be free.

A spokesman for the store told the West Kentucky Star that, “It was so frustrating, because what it’s all about is making those customers happy.”

our earlier story 

PADUCAH, Ky. (KMOX) – Mother Nature and a Paducah, Kentucky furniture store could make some customers very happy on this Valentine’s Day 2016.

Warehouse Furniture had been running a promotion that if it snows three inches or more on February 14th at the Paducah regional airport, purchases made between January 19th and February 7th would be free, minus taxes.

The snow started falling in Paducah around 10 Sunday morning.

No word on the value of merchandise involved.

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