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Jennifer Rukavina
Works at WPSD Local 6
Lives in Paducah, KY 42003
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Is that really a Woolly Bear?
Many of you have been sharing with us your photos of the great Winter predictor....the Woolly Bear! You've probably noticed a wide variety showing up in your own backyard. Not all "woolly-looking" caterpillars are Woolly Bears. Even the all-black versions a...
Many of you have been sharing with us your photos of the great Winter predictor....the Woolly Bear! You've probably noticed a wide variety showing up in your own backyard. Not all "woolly-looking" caterpillars are Woolly Bear...
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Summer Slammed by Rain; Title for Wettest Up For Grabs
Credit: Midwest Regional Climate Center. Click for larger view. Tuesday PM Update: The heaviest rain has come and left it's mark over the past weekend bringing flooded out roads and forcing people from their homes in parts of Missouri and Illinois. The slow...
Credit: Midwest Regional Climate Center. Click for larger view. Tuesday PM Update: The heaviest rain has come and left it's mark over the past weekend bringing flooded out roads and forcing people from their homes in parts of...
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Kentucky's Failing Grade for Inland Flooding
Climate Central - State of KY Report Card - Full Report When it comes to responding to inland flooding disasters, Kentucky is spot-on. Prepareing for future disasters with a long-term plan is a different story and we know we can do A LOT BETTER! For the fir...
Climate Central - State of KY Report Card - Full Report When it comes to responding to inland flooding disasters, Kentucky is spot-on. Prepareing for future disasters with a long-term plan is a different story and we know we ...
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Earthquake Swarms in the Local 6 Area
It happens every few years or so...the uneasy "earthquake swarms" that erupt on the New Madrid Earthquake Zone right here in the Local 6 area. I think many of us like to put out of our minds that we live on one of the most active fault zones in the United S...
It happens every few years or so...the uneasy "earthquake swarms" that erupt on the New Madrid Earthquake Zone right here in the Local 6 area. I think many of us like to put out of our minds that we live on one of the most ac...
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Stormy Week Ahead
Monday Evening Update: Spring is in full swing and during the heart of severe weather season, a stormy weather pattern is setting up for the next several days. There are a few times where some of these storms will push severe limits and reviewing your sever...
Monday Evening Update: Spring is in full swing and during the heart of severe weather season, a stormy weather pattern is setting up for the next several days. There are a few times where some of these storms will push sever...
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Friday Afternoon Update: A Flash Flood WATCH is still in effect for portions of NW TN until Saturday afternoon. We are likely to see additional counties added to this map as the threat of heavy downpours returns to the area. ...
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What to expect for Fall in the MidSouth
Thursday September 22, 2016 at 9:21 AM Central marks the beginning of fall here in the Local 6 area. While temperatures are still very summer-like I wanted to give you a peak at how quickly our weather will change in the next couple months. The seasonal sta...
Thursday September 22, 2016 at 9:21 AM Central marks the beginning of fall here in the Local 6 area. While temperatures are still very summer-like I wanted to give you a peak at how quickly our weather will change in the next...
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Weekend Flooding Threat and Updates
HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND. Thursday PM Update : The moisture train is already in place and now we are waiting on a cold front that is set to drop into the Mid-Mississippi Valley and become stationary by the start of the weekend. This par...
HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND. Thursday PM Update: The moisture train is already in place and now we are waiting on a cold front that is set to drop into the Mid-Mississippi Valley and become stationary by the...
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July 3rd Severe Storm Risk
Please be sure to have a way to receive severe weather alerts for the holiday weekend, especially Sunday and Monday. Unfortunate timing with the holiday weekend finally here but a chance of severe storms has crept into the forecast for Sunday the 3rd and Mo...
Please be sure to have a way to receive severe weather alerts for the holiday weekend, especially Sunday and Monday. Unfortunate timing with the holiday weekend finally here but a chance of severe storms has crept into th...
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Kentucky's Failing Grade for Inland Flooding Preparedness
Climate Central - State of KY Report Card - Full Report When it comes to responding to inland flooding disasters, Kentucky is spot-on. Prepareing for future disasters with a long-term plan is a different story and we know we can do A LOT BETTER! For the fir...
Climate Central - State of KY Report Card - Full Report When it comes to responding to inland flooding disasters, Kentucky is spot-on. Prepareing for future disasters with a long-term plan is a different story and we know we ...
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Severe Storm & Isolated Tornado Threat Thursday
THURSDAY IS A WEATHER AUTHORITY ALERT DAY Wednesday Afternoon Update: Showers and storms will spread across the Local 6 area this evening and during the overnight hours as warm, moist air moves into the region. A cold front back over the Central Plains will...
THURSDAY IS A WEATHER AUTHORITY ALERT DAY Wednesday Afternoon Update: Showers and storms will spread across the Local 6 area this evening and during the overnight hours as warm, moist air moves into the region. A cold front ...
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Tuesday Evening Update: The Spring wet season is about to get a kick-start with a heavy precipitation event set to unfold starting as early as tonight for some. Computer models have had the placement of the highest totals bac...
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Chief Meteorologist
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  • WPSD Local 6
    Chief Meteorologist, 2007 - present
  • WPSD Local 6
    Weekend Meteorologist, 2004 - 2007
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Paducah, KY 42003
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Canton, OH - Starkville, MS
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