Weather for Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Lat: 36.85N, Lon: 87.49W
Wx Zone: KYZ017 CWA Used: PAH
Kentucky Drought Monitor
The Kentucky Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Kentucky land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Kentucky Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS73 KPAH 112020 ESFPAH ILC003-047-055-059-065-069-077-081-087-127-145-151-153-165-181- 185-191-193-199-INC051-125-129-147-163-173-KYC007-033-035-039-047- 055-059-075-083-101-105-107-139-143-145-149-157-177-219-221-225- 233-MOC017-023-031-035-133-143-157-181-201-207-223-121015- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY 320 PM CDT THU AUG 11 2016 ...Heavy rainfall possible this weekend into early next week... Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to move across the area through early next week. The potential for heavy rain is highest starting Saturday...when tropical moisture will move into the area. The heaviest rainfall will mainly occur in the Saturday through Monday time frame. A large part of the area will likely see 3 to 5 inches of rain during this period. Local amounts of over 6 inches are possible. Right now..the heaviest rain should fall along and north of the Ohio River. The ground is still fairly wet from recent rains, and a few storms are possible between now and the weekend. Additional heavy rain will likely cause flooding...especially in low lying areas. Confidence is high that heavy rain will fall, but confidence is lower as to the exact location of the heaviest rainfall. Stay tuned for later updates or watches concerning this heavy rain event. $$