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Huge Snow Storm Slams Into Mid Atlantic States
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The Frymire Winter Weather Forecast for 2016-2017 [Predictions]

I have to give a major shout out to my friend Cathy Dukes, who gave me a heads up about this forecast.  For years, Dick Frymire of Irvington, Kentucky used a Japanese elm tree and a formula built around it to predict winter weather for the coming year.  Though Dick passed away in 2013, his family is carrying on his tradition and they have issued the 2016-2017 forecast.  And here's a little hint.  You'd better bundle up and get the shovel ready!

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Freeze Warning Overnight Into Sunday Morning

Remember when it was warm on Halloween? Well, I believe Fall is finally here, and a part of winter is about to arrive. The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Freeze Warning in effect midnight tonight until 8:00 a.m. Sunday. 

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Temperature Gauge in the Snow
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Brrrr: Just How Cold CAN Kentucky and Indiana Be?

Don't let temperatures in the 80s in early November fool you. Winter IS coming. It says so on my calendar. So despite the amazing temperatures we've been experiencing, we just KNOW it's gonna feel a lot different in a couple of months, right?

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KY Highway Crews Preparing Ohio County Roads for Snow and Ice Season

Yes, we are already preparing for SNOW & ICE SEASON.  A team of KYTC District 2 mechanics and safety personnel will be descending on our OHIO COUNTY Highway Maintenance Facility starting about 8:30 a.m., CDT, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

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Dinah Chapman/Facebook
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The Persimmon: A Weather Predicting Fruit? [PHOTO]

Not only are persimmon's good for eating (when ripe) but according to the farmer's almanac they can predict winter weather too!

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Natalie Ewers
Natalie Ewers
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Owensboro Van Equipped with Window AC Unit [Photo]

Now this is hilarious and, quite honestly, Shark Tank-worthy.  I think we can all agree that this summer has been hot and humid and we've all been trying to come up with creative ways to stay cool.  But this idea is absolute genius.  One local driver installed a window unit in the family van.

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Category: Humor, Newsletter, Weather
National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Marginal Risk of Severe Weather This Weekend in Tristate [Forecast]

It seems like we just can't get a break from rain.  And that trend looks to continue this weekend.  The National Weather Service has placed parts of the WBKR listening area under a Marginal Risk for severe weather Saturday.  Yep.  In addition to heavy rain, we could see damaging wings and lightning.  Here's the forecast.

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Carrie Howard
Carrie Howard
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Owensboro Flooding Causing Some Residents to Be Trapped in their Homes

The weather this year has been crazy. And, it's just getting crazier every day!

My friend, Carrie Howard, who lives off of Reid Rd. in Owensboro posted this photo to Facebook today with the caption, "Glad I don't have anywhere to be."

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eyewitness news
eyewitness news
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Farmer’s Almanac Predicts 2016-2017 Winter Weather in Owensboro

This summer has been unlike any summer I can remember. Usually, by August, it's really hot and everything is dead. This year though, the Ohio River Valley is more like the Amazon rainforest. I don't even water my plants! (Ha, like I actually ever watered my plants before...)

So, what's this winter going to be like? Well, I consulted the 2016-2017 Farmer's Almanac.

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Category: Newsletter, Weather
National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Heavy Rainfall Expected in Tristate Saturday Through Monday

The National Weather Service is urging folks in the WBKR listening area to brace for rain.  A lot of rain.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for parts of the tristate and forecasters say some places could see up to six inches of rain.  And some isolated spots may see even more.

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Annual Badwater Ultra Marathon Held In Death Valley's Extreme Heat
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How to Stay Safe Working in Hot and Humid Conditions [Graph]

It has been hot and humid July and, this week, we are going to see that brutal trend continue.  According to the National Weather Service forecast, we're going to top out near 100 degrees later this week and the heat indices are going to be scorching.  While some folks have the comfort and luxury of working inside air-conditioned offices, others are working outside in the brutal heat.  Our friend, Keith Todd, with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is sharing some important information about how to be aware of health issues caused by working in extreme temperatures.

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Daviess County EMA via Twitter
Daviess County EMA via Twitter
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Check Out Some Awesome Twitter Pics of Thursday Morning’s Storms [PHOTOS]

I can't honestly remember a wetter July and I've been here a long time. Seriously, I wouldn't mind having a little break. At least we have some folks out there who are quick with their cameras or camera apps when the storms do happen.

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