Wettest spring ever in Paducah, plus listing of other rainfall reports

Paducah:

April of 2011...Wettest April on record. Old record was 14.54 set in 1983. New record is 15.91 inches.

Spring 2011...March-May...28.24 inches...Wettest spring on record as of May 3. Old record was 27.04 inches in 1973.

Evansville:

April of 2011...2nd wettest April on record, 11.77 inches. Record is 11.83 in 1996.

Spring 2011...March-May...21.75 inches (14th wettest) as of May 3.


Below is a listing of cumulative rainfall totals from airport sites and NWS co-operative observers.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
349 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2011

BELOW ARE RAINFALL TOTALS ACROSS THE REGION BEGINNING APRIL 22
THROUGH THIS MORNING, MAY 03.

...PRECIPITATION...


AIRPORTS
CAPE GIRARDEAU 20.82 CARBONDALE, IL 14.32 EVANSVILLE, IN 12.20
PADUCAH, KY 17.05 POPLAR BLUFF, MO 21.65 OWENSBORO 11.28


KENTUCKY AUTOMATED GAGES...
BARKLEY DAM 12.95 BENTON 13.93 CALHOUN/LOCK 2 10.98
CADIZ 13.02 CANTON 11.70 COBB 13.04
GREENVILLE 13.88 HOPKINSVILLE 9.65 LBL RAWS 12.59
PADUCAH (RVR) 13.98 PRINCETON 10.70


KENTUCK MESSONT SITES...
HICKMAN 14.12
MAYFIELD 13.24
MADISONVILLE 12.57


INDIANA AUTOMATIC GAGES...
EVANSVILLE 11.41


ILLINOIS AUTOMATIC GAGES...
BEAN RIDGE 20.80 BIG MUDDY SUB 10.79 BONNIE 10.76
CAIRO (RIVER) 13.27 CARMI(MAIN ST) 15.42 CASEY FORK 10.96
CISNE 10.80 CRAB ORCHARD 16.75 DIXON SPRINGS 18.33
GRAND TOWER 10.78 MURPHYSBORO 15.78 PLUMFIELD 12.93
REND LAKE 12.33 WALTONVILLE 10.81 WEST SALEM 11.90


MISSOURI AUTOMATED GAGES...
BIRDS POINT 14.85 CAPE GIRARDEAU 15.15 CLEARWATER DAM 17.70
COMMERCE 17.34 DONIPHAN RAWS 17.37 DONIPHAN (RVR) 13.50
FISK 20.24 GREENVILLE 19.43 MENFRO 14.28
PATTERSON 17.50 PRICE LANDING 12.40 POPLAR BLUFF 21.64
WAPPAPELLO DAM 17.60

BROWNWOOD, MO (KFVS12 OBSERVER) 26.30


THIS DATA WAS FURNISHED BY THE COOPERATION OF THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE...THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...AND THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. THIS DATA MAY CONTAIN ERRORS AND SHOULD
BE USED WITH CAUTION.





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