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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Significant Drought Relief Arriving

Widespread rain is slowly pushing into southern Kentucky from Tennessee, and the next few days will bring drought relief.

Significant Hope For Some Drought Relief

With a rainfall deficit of 7.67" for the year so far, we need additional rain. There is good hope for showers & t-storms soon.

Dramatic Cooldown… T-Storms Only South

The heat wave has certainly ended, with Jackson, KY tieing a record coolest high on Monday. Scattered t-storms, south...

Strong T-Storms Signal End Of Heat Wave

Sunday's severe thunderstorms provided a loud exclamation point at the end of the long stretch of near-record heat.

After Hottest Day Since 1936, Strong Storms on Sunday

After our hottest day in almost 76 years, a round of strong to potentially severe thunderstorms should arrive, late tomorrow.

Update On Heat & Storms… More Severe, Sunday?

Record heat continues again today. This morning's post takes a look at yesterday's severe reports, and the potential for more on Sunday.

More Record Heat… Plus Isolated Strong T-Storms

Temperatures will soar into record territory again today. Isolated, strong thunderstorms will develop in the afternoon, for some.

Heat Continues, Humidity Rising, Fireworks Forecast

The heat wave will continue for about five more days, through this Independence Day. Humidity is rising.

Kentucky Crops Go From Bad To Worse

The National Agricultural Statistic Service reported that nearly half of Kentucky's corn crop is rated poor or very poor due to the hot, dry weather.

It’s Still Hot, But Not *As* Hot. Spotty Storms For Some

Yes, it's still hot. The heat will continue to be with us for a while. However, it isn't *as* hot as it was. Spotty t-storms will form.

Heat & Storm Recap… Viewer Photos & More

After 4 days of 100°+ heat, we return to the double digit heat today. Many areas had wind damage last night with the storms.

Nicholasville Joins Water Conservation Effort

The desert-like dryness is already affecting lawns, crops and animals. Nicholasville is the latest area in Bluegrass to join the conservation effort.

Rain Scarce In Bluegrass, Better Chance, Southeast

Rainfall is needed, but it isn't coming east, at least in central Kentucky. Most of today's t-storms will occur in southeastern Kentucky.

A Summer Sunrise, And Spotty T-Storms Ahead…

Our first complete day of the official summer season will be hot. Spotty t-storms will bring hope for rain later today & tomorrow.

Summer Begins On A Hot Note

Summer will begin at 7:09 this evening. We'll climb to near 91° today, and 90° again tomorrow before a cooldown.

In The Big Picture, Things Are Getting Dry…

The next three days will be hot with highs at or barely above 90. Meanwhile, rainfall will be very scarce.

A Steamy Week Ahead… Spotty Storms Only For Some

Scattered thunderstorms produced nearly 1" of rain in some areas yesterday, but now the storms will decrease and heat will build.

The Heat Builds, Humidity Rises

A prolonged stretch of very warm (eventually hot) and humid weather is just beginning. Spotty t-storms will be possible.

Cool Start, Much Warmer Afternoon

Most of us started the day in the 50s, but some locations fell into the 40s this morning. A warming trend will soon take over.

Beautiful Stretch, But We Could Use More Rain…

We'll have a spectacular Wednesday, with low humidity, a bright sky, and highs near 80 degrees. We could use more rain, though.

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