heat

Environment
10:11 am
Wed November 21, 2012

2012 Could Be Hottest Year on Record for Region

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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.

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Environment
11:43 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Water shortages could threaten drinking water supply

A water shortage watch has been issued today for 27 counties spread across Kentucky.  Environmental scientist Bill Caldwell of the Kentucky Division of Water says residents of those counties should pay attention to possible calls for water conservation.

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Environment
2:15 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Cooling Stations Coming to a County Near You

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. 

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Culture
3:52 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Open Fires Banned in LBL

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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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Government
2:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville opens cooling stations

The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures. 

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Society
12:22 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Area Cooling Station Locations

Cooling stations are open today in Hopkins County, Kentucky and Henry County, Tennessee as temperatures reach record highs.  

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