Another Wet Pattern Plaguing Eastern Kentucky

THANKS TO A FRONTAL BOUNDARY CAMPED OUT NEAR THE OHIO RIVER...ROUNDS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DRENCHED PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY
OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS. MANY LOCATIONS RECEIVED IN EXCESS OF TWO
INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER THE LAST 48 HOURS. A TYPICAL 2 DAY PERIOD
DURING THE MIDDLE OF JUNE AVERAGES ABOUT THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION. THE HIGHER AMOUNTS WERE MOSTLY CONCENTRATED IN SOUTH
CENTRAL KENTUCKY...WITH THE WILLIAMSBURG WATER PLANT TOTALING NEARLY
4 INCHES SINCE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THESE RAINFALL TOTALS IN COMBINATION WITH THE WETTER THAN NORMAL MAY
AMOUNTS...NOW PLACES MANY LOCATIONS ABOVE NORMAL SO FAR THIS
YEAR...AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL THIS TIME LAST YEAR. THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE IS CURRENTLY 4.39 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE
YEAR...AND 8.18 INCHES HIGHER THAN LAST YEAR. AT THE LONDON CORBIN
AIRPORT...THROUGH JUNE 11TH...THEY ARE 6.16 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR
THE YEAR...AND 10.89 INCHES WETTER THAN LAST YEAR.

HERE ARE RAINFALL TOTALS FROM EASTERN KENTUCKY COOPERATIVE WEATHER
STATIONS...COCORAHS OBSERVATION SITES...KENTUCKY MESONET STATIONS
AND AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVING SYSTEMS FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY THROUGH
7 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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LOCATION         /   COUNTY     / PRECIPITATION

BARBOURVILLE         KNOX         2.31  INCHES
BARBOURVILLE 3E      KNOX         2.50  INCHES
BAXTER               HARLAN       1.90  INCHES
BEATTYVILLE 4N       LEE          1.42  INCHES
BIG SHELBY           PIKE         1.62  INCHES
BRODHEAD 7SSW        ROCKCASTLE   1.47  INCHES
BLACK MOUNTAIN       HARLAN       2.77  INCHES
BOONEVILLE 1SE       OWSLEY       0.91  INCHES
BUCKHORN LAKE        PERRY        1.80  INCHES
BUNCH                LAUREL       2.06  INCHES
CARR CREEK LAKE      KNOTT        1.69  INCHES
CLAY CITY 1WNW       POWELL       1.76  INCHES
CLOSPLINT            HARLAN       2.07  INCHES
CRESSY               ESTILL       1.85  INCHES
DRAFFIN              PIKE         1.41  INCHES
EZEL                 MORGAN       1.92  INCHES
FARMERS 2S           ROWAN        1.52  INCHES
FEDSCREEK 1SE        PIKE         1.18  INCHES
GIMLET               ELLIOTT      1.22  INCHES
HARLAN 1S            HARLAN       1.71  INCHES
HARLAN STATE POLICE  HARLAN       2.36  INCHES
HAZARD               PERRY        3.28  INCHES
HAZARD WATER WORKS   PERRY        2.42  INCHES
HEIDELBERG 2N        LEE          1.54  INCHES
ISLAND CITY          OWSLEY       0.66  INCHES
IRVINE 10NNW         ESTILL       1.85  INCHES
NWS JACKSON          BREATHITT    0.82  INCHES
JACKSON 3SE          BREATHITT    0.93  INCHES
JEREMIAH 1S          LETCHER      1.50  INCHES
KINGDOM COME ST PARK HARLAN       2.02  INCHES
LONDON CORBIN APT    LAUREL       2.49  INCHES
LONDON STATE POLICE  LAUREL       2.55  INCHES
LONDON 2NE           LAUREL       1.60  INCHES
MCKEE 5S             JACKSON      0.73  INCHES
MCKEE 9NW            JACKSON      1.51  INCHES
MIDDLESBORO 2N       BELL         1.12  INCHES
MONTICELLO 3NE       WAYNE        2.37  INCHES
MONTICELLO 9W        WAYNE        2.47  INCHES
MOREHEAD ST POLICE   ROWAN        1.40  INCHES
MOREHEAD 4NE         ROWAN        1.24  INCHES
MOREHEAD 6NE         ROWAN        1.19  INCHES
MOUNT VERNON         ROCKCASTLE   1.91  INCHES
ONEIDA               CLAY         2.01  INCHES
PAINTSVILLE 1E       JOHNSON      1.26  INCHES
PIKEVILLE ST POLICE  PIKE         2.53  INCHES
PRESTONSBURG 4WSW    FLOYD        1.35  INCHES
QUICKSAND            BREATHITT    0.96  INCHES
RELIEF               MORGAN       2.04  INCHES
ROGERS               WOLFE        2.57  INCHES
SALYERSVILLE         MAGOFFIN     1.04  INCHES
SANDY HOOK           ELLIOTT      1.71  INCHES
SKYLINE              LETCHER      2.37  INCHES
SLADE 5NE            POWELL       2.33  INCHES
SMILAX               LESLIE       2.44  INCHES
SOMERSET 2N          PULASKI      2.04  INCHES
STANTON 2W           POWELL       1.57  INCHES
STEARNS 2S           MCCREARY     2.00  INCHES
TALBERT 2ESE         BREATHITT    1.03  INCHES
VICTORY 5NW          LAUREL       0.91  INCHES
WEST LIBERTY 3NW     MORGAN       2.33  INCHES
WEST LIBERTY 11NW    MORGAN       2.98  INCHES
WHITESBURG           LETCHER      1.44  INCHES
WHITESBURG 2SE       LETCHER      1.89  INCHES
WILLIAMSBURG 1NW     WHITLEY      3.94  INCHES

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT JACKSON WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE
DEDICATED COCORAHS AND COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVERS FOR THEIR
TIMELY REPORTS.



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