From Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky cities such as Louisville and Paducah have set records for rainfall this year. Eastern and southern parts of the commonwealth haven’t received history-making precipitation, but have still recorded significant amounts. John Jacobson, the chief meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Jackson, cautions against reading too much into the causes […]
“We had several locations that got anywhere between two and three inches of rain just in that 24 hour period alone, ” said Ryan Sharp, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Louisville office.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a study showing that even if carbon dioxide emissions were completely halted right now, the world will still feel the effects of global warming for a millenium. And there’s no going back.