Major Kentucky Winter Storms Put Dent in Drought

Believe it or not, we started the year off with a lack of precipitation. This placed the region in moderate drought for the months of January and the first half of February. However, the two winter storms, have put quite a dent in the drought. The graphic above does not take into consideration the latest […]

Kentucky Drought Monitor

Some moderate drought is beginning to creep into portions of Kentucky. According to climatology reports, December was abnormally dry for Paducah, KY. The average amount of precipitation in Paducah in the month of December is 4.59″. However, only 2.89″ fell during December of 2014. Thus, only 63% of the usual rainfall fell for the month. […]