heat http://wkms.org en 2012 Could Be Hottest Year on Record for Region http://wkms.org/post/2012-could-be-hottest-year-record-region <p></p><p>This year could go on record as the hottest year ever, both nationally and regionally. The National Weather Service says the year to date average temperature for the Paducah region is 63.6 degrees, 1.2 degrees higher than the second warmest year in 1954. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:11:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24740 at http://wkms.org 2012 Could Be Hottest Year on Record for Region Water shortages could threaten drinking water supply http://wkms.org/post/water-shortages-could-threaten-drinking-water-supply <p>A water shortage watch has been issued today for 27 counties spread across Kentucky.&nbsp; Environmental scientist Bill Caldwell of the Kentucky Division of Water says residents of those counties should pay attention to possible calls for water conservation.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 16:43:16 +0000 Dan Modlin (KPR) 18866 at http://wkms.org Water shortages could threaten drinking water supply Cooling Stations Coming to a County Near You http://wkms.org/post/cooling-stations-coming-county-near-you <p>Ten counties in our area have opened cooling stations, giving the public with a place to avoid high temperatures and reduce health risks caused by excessive heat.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 19:15:31 +0000 Heidi Couch 18660 at http://wkms.org Cooling Stations Coming to a County Near You Open Fires Banned in LBL http://wkms.org/post/open-fires-banned-lbl <p>The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has banned open fires due to prolonged high heat and dry conditions in the region. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 20:52:03 +0000 Drew Adams 18644 at http://wkms.org Open Fires Banned in LBL Clarksville opens cooling stations http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-opens-cooling-stations <p>The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 19:24:11 +0000 Heidi Couch 18641 at http://wkms.org Clarksville opens cooling stations Area Cooling Station Locations http://wkms.org/post/area-cooling-station-locations <p>Cooling stations are open today in Hopkins County, Kentucky and Henry County, Tennessee as temperatures reach record highs.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:22:48 +0000 Todd Hatton 18630 at http://wkms.org Area Cooling Station Locations