Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Early storm drops rain on local area

Staff report

A storm that came through Paducah early Sunday morning resulted in nearly an inch of rain in the area.

Dave Purdy, meteorological technician with the National Weather Service in Paducah, said Paducah received about .91 inch of rain between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m.

He said the NWS did not receive reports of any damage near Paducah, although he said some utility trucks were seen out working Sunday morning and some stoplights in Paducah were flashing. Purdy said regions in southern Illinois and southwestern Indiana were hit harder than Paducah, with some areas reporting between 3 and 4 inches of rainfall. While most of the heavy storms had passed Paducah by 6 a.m., regions in Illinois were still receiving rain Sunday afternoon.

Purdy said there is a 40 to 50 percent chance of rain in Paducah on Monday and Tuesday, which he said is up from the normal 20 to 30 percent chance at this time of year. He said the NWS will continue to monitor for any flash flood risks.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha f285e90c1c3b40eea7f553da0a492ef5
Top Classifieds
  • HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised, Best H ... Details
  • Stereo System with 2 Speaker Boxes. 2 ... Details
  • PILLOW TOPmattress sets NEW in pl ... Details
  • Downsizing Due To HealthAntique furni ... Details
  • Lovely 4-bed,3.5-bath, 525 N. 8th, 2, ... Details
  • Corner Lot 1 acre $12,000 Kevil 27048 ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • 2002 Camry LE 142Kmi, silver, $4200, ... Details

Most Popular
  1. STRAPPED Illinois college woes lesson for Kentucky
  2. Hiker found dead last year kept a journal
  3. National Spelling Bee down to top 10
  1. City Hall could be named to historic register
  2. Lightning strikes Lower Town house
  3. Bevin appoints Cadiz man to Kentucky Board of Education
  1. STRAPPED Illinois college woes lesson for Kentucky
  2. Hiker found dead last year kept a journal
  3. National Spelling Bee down to top 10
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...