hot weather http://wkms.org en Many W. Ky. Counties Remain Under Burn Bans http://wkms.org/post/many-w-ky-counties-remain-under-burn-bans <p>More than half of western Kentucky counties remain under burn bans this week. Out of 22 counties, 15 have reported burn bans to the Kentucky Division of Forestry. Some cities, including Madisonville have issued their own bans on outdoor burning and fireworks. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:19:58 +0000 Angela Hatton 19798 at http://wkms.org Many W. Ky. Counties Remain Under Burn Bans Heat and Drought Effect Kentucky's Grape Crop http://wkms.org/post/heat-and-drought-effect-kentuckys-grape-crop <p>The combination of high heat and inconsistent rainfall is hurting many crops in Kentucky including one of the more recent additions to the&nbsp;state&rsquo;s agriculture industry.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:08:29 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18706 at http://wkms.org Heat and Drought Effect Kentucky's Grape Crop Record Temperatures in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/record-temperatures-paducah <p>Sunday marked&nbsp;the 4th consecutive day of record-setting triple digit highs in Paducah. The 105 degree mark easily topped the July 1<sup>st</sup> record of 100 degrees set in 1941.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:28:16 +0000 Gary Pitts & West Kentucky Star 18652 at http://wkms.org Record Temperatures in Paducah