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Event Excessive Heat
State KENTUCKY
County/Area CHRISTIAN
WFO PAH
Begin Date 07/11/2011 10:00:00 CST-6
End Date 07/12/2011 20:00:00 CST-6
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 High pressure in the middle and upper levels of the atmosphere expanded east-northeast from the southern Plains. As this high expanded across the Lower Ohio Valley, it brought a few days of excessive heat and humidity. Peak heat indices on the afternoon of the 10th reached 112 degrees at Paducah and 114 at Murray. On the 11th, the heat index peaked at 117 degrees at Paducah and 115 at Hopkinsville and Henderson. On the 12th, the heat index peaked at 112 degrees at Paducah and Hopkinsville, and 119 at Henderson. Actual air temperatures were highest on the 11th, when the high at Paducah was 97 and the low was 80. In Muhlenberg County, a Kentucky state highway worker collapsed from heat exhaustion while flagging traffic at a work zone. The worker was treated for dehydration.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
UNION (ZONE) UNION (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALDWELL (ZONE) CALDWELL (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALLOWAY (ZONE) CALLOWAY (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARLISLE (ZONE) CARLISLE (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CRITTENDEN (ZONE) CRITTENDEN (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FULTON (ZONE) FULTON (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAVES (ZONE) GRAVES (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HICKMAN (ZONE) HICKMAN (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LIVINGSTON (ZONE) LIVINGSTON (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCRACKEN (ZONE) MCCRACKEN (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BALLARD (ZONE) BALLARD (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYON (ZONE) LYON (ZONE) KY 07/10/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRIGG (ZONE) TRIGG (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEBSTER (ZONE) WEBSTER (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCLEAN (ZONE) MCLEAN (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOPKINS (ZONE) HOPKINS (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAVIESS (ZONE) DAVIESS (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TODD (ZONE) TODD (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHRISTIAN (ZONE) CHRISTIAN (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUHLENBERG (ZONE) MUHLENBERG (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
HENDERSON (ZONE) HENDERSON (ZONE) KY 07/11/2011 10:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 1 0.00K 0.00K