drought

Open Fires Banned in LBL

Jun 29, 2012
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The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has banned open fires due to prolonged high heat and dry conditions in the region.  

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will waive special registration and permit requirements for vehicles carrying drought relief supplies such as water and livestock forage to stricken areas.

Drought Hits Western Kentucky Crops Hardest

Jun 26, 2012

Western Kentucky’s corn and soybean crops have taken a turn for the worse. Statewide crop-reporting says one-fourth of the corn crop is in poor condition, and another third is fair. 

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While West Kentucky's drought and fire risks are some of the worst in the state only four west Kentucky Counties have issued burn bans.

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On his Calloway County farm, Mark Paschall is getting ready for a long, dry summer. During 58 years on a farm, Paschall has seen many droughts. This one, he says, is a bad one.

Feast or Famine for Rainfall in Kentucky

Jun 5, 2012
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Last year was Kentucky’s wettest on record going back to 1895, bringing widespread flooding to some areas last spring. 

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