Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY

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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
418 AM EST SAT DEC 24 2016

INZ078-079-090>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-070>078-081-
082-241130-
SCOTT-JEFFERSON-HARRISON-FLOYD-CLARK-HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE-
OHIO-GRAYSON-HARDIN-BULLITT-OLDHAM-TRIMBLE-HENRY-SHELBY-FRANKLIN-
SPENCER-ANDERSON-WOODFORD-FAYETTE-BOURBON-NICHOLAS-NELSON-
WASHINGTON-MERCER-JESSAMINE-LARUE-MARION-BOYLE-GARRARD-MADISON-
BUTLER-EDMONSON-HART-GREEN-TAYLOR-CASEY-LINCOLN-LOGAN-WARREN-
SIMPSON-ALLEN-BARREN-MONROE-METCALFE-ADAIR-RUSSELL-CUMBERLAND-
CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...CORYDON...
NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE...LEWISPORT...HAWESVILLE...
HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...HARTFORD...LEITCHFIELD...
ELIZABETHTOWN...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...
BEDFORD...MILTON...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...
GEORGETOWN...CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...
VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...
SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...
HODGENVILLE...LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...
MORGANTOWN...BROWNSVILLE...HORSE CAVE...GREENSBURG...
CAMPBELLSVILLE...LIBERTY...STANFORD...RUSSELLVILLE...
BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...PROVIDENCE...SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW...
TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...BURKESVILLE...
ALBANY
418 AM EST SAT DEC 24 2016 /318 AM CST SAT DEC 24 2016/

SYNOPSIS...

FOUR TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ON THE REGION OVER THE
PAST 30 DAYS. AS A RESULT...SEVERE DROUGHT (D2) NO LONGER EXISTS
IN SOUTHERN INDIANA OR SOUTHERN KENTUCKY. MODERATE DROUGHT (D1)
DOES STILL COVER MOST OF THE DISTRICT.

BECAUSE DROUGHT CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED TO BETTER THAN D2 LEVEL,
THIS IS THE FINAL DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT UNTIL SEVERE
DROUGHT RETURNS.

&&

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS...

THE U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR IS A MULTI-AGENCY EFFORT INVOLVING THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AND THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER...THE USDA...
STATE AND REGIONAL CENTER CLIMATOLOGISTS AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER
DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER. INFORMATION FOR THIS STATEMENT HAS BEEN
GATHERED FROM THE NWS AND FAA OBSERVATION SITES...COOPERATIVE NETWORK
STATIONS...THE USGS...AND THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS DROUGHT INFORMATION
STATEMENT PLEASE CONTACT...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
6201 THEILER LANE
LOUISVILLE  KY 40229
PHONE: 502-969-8842
W-LMK.WEBMASTER@NOAA.GOV

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