Russell County is Now in a Severe Drought

Warmer than normal conditions dominated the region as temperatures were 9 to 12 degrees above normal in much of the areas.

Over the next 5-7 days, some precipitation is anticipated as areas of Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia being at the center of the greatest precipitation totals of 1-2 inches, according to estimates.

The Drought Monitor is produced jointly by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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