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Water Shortage Declaration Issued for East Daviess County

Late last week, severe to extreme drought conditions prompted a water shortage declaration for West Daviess County. This shortage and subsequent declaration have now headed east, according to this release:

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What WAS That Wet Substance Falling from the Sky? [VIDEO]

Okay, so we go, like, 63 YEARS without a single raindrop, and, all of a sudden, the sky opens up and dumps a ginormous amount of rain on Owensboro.

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Summer 2004…Come Back, We Miss You

Late Saturday night/early Sunday morning, I was watching a movie and remembered I needed to get something out of my car. When I came back inside, I checked the temperature. It was 89 degrees...at 1AM! Welcome to the Equator!

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West Daviess County Water Shortage Declaration Issued

The following directive has just been issued by Judge Executive Al Mattingly and West Daviess County Water District General Manager William Higdon. 

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A Sunscreen Ban in This Heat Would Be Foolish and Dangerous

I read, with great interest, the story of the two Tacoma, Washington students who were sunburned during outdoor school activities because the school has a ban on applying sunscreen. I also read this piece with great horror and aggravation.

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Category: Health, Newsletter, Weather
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Tips on How to Beat the Summer Heat

The forecast is calling for temperatures in the 100's for the rest of the week - going to be HOT!

A person can sure get dehydrated fast - be sure to drink plenty of fluids and don't forget about your pets outside either

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Red Cross Cooling Stations Open in Owensboro and Henderson Starting Wednesday

Record high temperatures (105 degrees) and heat indices (110+) are heading for the Tri-state this week and the Evansville Chapter of the American Red Cross isn't taking any chances. To help beat the heat cooling stations across the tri-state will be open starting Wednesday.

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Photo by Dave Spencer
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Three Ways to Keep Cool Without a Pool

So, you've read the headline and you're thinking, "Yeah, I know--a swimming pool or lake." And, it goes without saying, those are great ideas. But what if a body of water isn't on your agenda?

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Record Heat This Holiday Weekend

The excessive heat continues this Holiday weekend! With record or near record high temperatures in the mid and upper 90's likely in most locations...Heat index values should stay close to the actual air temperatures

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Owensboro Hit with Freak Hailstorm [VIDEO]

Roxianne the Receptionist appeared in the studio doorway this afternoon, afflicted with a mild case of shock and awe, to tell me that it was HAILING outside.

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Ladies and gentlemen, our tri-state! (Google Earth)
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Evansville-Owensboro Weather Can be Whacky!

They say (who are “they” anyway?) “if you don’t like the weather, stick around a spell, it’ll change”, and nowhere is that more true than in the Tri-State of Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.

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Oklahoma Wall Cloud Spawns Two Tornadoes [Video]

Forecasters knew, days in advance, that Saturday, April 14th was shaping up to be a treacherous day for tornado outbreaks in the Plains.  Many areas in Oklahoma and Kansas were placed under a HIGH risk for severe weather and residents were warned of a potentially life-threatening weather situation.  And, as predicted, Mother Nature delivered.  Twisters were everywhere!  But, outside Cherokee, Oklahoma, Ma Nature pulled a rare one-two punch.  Not only did she drop one tornado out of a wall cloud.  She dropped two!  Watch!

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