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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 Drought Monitor

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.

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FGUS73 KPAH 181530
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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-MOC017-023-031-035-133-143-157-181-201-207-223-182330-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1030 AM CDT THU JUN 18 2015

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING LIKELY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...

THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM BILL WILL BRING A SWATH OF HEAVY
RAIN ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES. THE
HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO FALL OVER THE ALREADY SATURATED
SOILS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...WHERE A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY RAINS MAY ALSO RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT 
FLOODING ON MANY RIVERS IN OUR REGION. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST 
FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE 
RIVER FLOODING.

FURTHER EAST INTO FAR SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND 
WESTERN KENTUCKY...THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS LESS CERTAIN GIVEN THE 
SOMEWHAT DRIER GROUND CONDITIONS AND LOWER RAINFALL AMOUNTS FORECAST.

THOSE IN THIS REGION ARE ENCOURAGED TO MONITOR LATER FORECASTS 
SHOULD THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BECOME MORE LIKELY.

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RJP/SMITH