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Event Details

Event Excessive Heat
State KENTUCKY
County/Area FLEMING
WFO JKL
Begin Date 08/04/2010 11:00:00 EST-5
End Date 08/04/2010 17:00:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A large area of high pressure, both at the surface and aloft, brought record breaking heat to eastern Kentucky during the afternoon and evening hours of August 4th. High temperatures across the area were between 95 and 100 degrees for numerous locations. All 17 counties in the Excessive Heat Warning for that day met or exceeded warning criteria. In fact, the only county of the 33 counties covered by the Jackson weather office that did not meet heat warning criteria on August 4th was Letcher. Heat indices ran between 105 and 115, with a few areas approaching 120 degrees, on this day. The summer of 2010 will likely rank as one of if not the hottest summer on record in eastern Kentucky.
Event Narrative Excessive heat warning criteria were met with highs between 95 and 100 and heat indices between 105 and 115.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAY (ZONE) CLAY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MONTGOMERY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BREATHITT (ZONE) BREATHITT (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELL (ZONE) BELL (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JOHNSON (ZONE) JOHNSON (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LESLIE (ZONE) LESLIE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAUREL (ZONE) LAUREL (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KNOX (ZONE) KNOX (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEE (ZONE) LEE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MENIFEE (ZONE) MENIFEE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ESTILL (ZONE) ESTILL (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELLIOTT (ZONE) ELLIOTT (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KNOTT (ZONE) KNOTT (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCREARY (ZONE) MCCREARY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTIN (ZONE) MARTIN (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROWAN (ZONE) ROWAN (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCKCASTLE (ZONE) ROCKCASTLE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PULASKI (ZONE) PULASKI (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POWELL (ZONE) POWELL (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIKE (ZONE) PIKE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOLFE (ZONE) WOLFE (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITLEY (ZONE) WHITLEY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OWSLEY (ZONE) OWSLEY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JACKSON (ZONE) JACKSON (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARLAN (ZONE) HARLAN (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLEMING (ZONE) FLEMING (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAGOFFIN (ZONE) MAGOFFIN (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PERRY (ZONE) PERRY (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGAN (ZONE) MORGAN (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BATH (ZONE) BATH (ZONE) KY 08/04/2010 11:00 EST-5 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K