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Good Question-Reply All: Weather Questions.

From tornadoes touching down to heavy amounts of rainfall it has been one active spring storm season in Kentucky.

It seems we have had one storm after another in recent weeks.

Good Question-Reply All: Weather Questions.

Spring storms have certainly left their mark in the Bluegrass.

Cheyann in East Bernstadt: What is the biggest size hail stone on record?

That belongs to a volleyball size piece of ice.

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration says the hail stone found in Vivian, South Dakota in July of last year is the record holder.

Even after melting a bit it weighed two pounds and measured eight inches in diameter and 18.62 inches in circumference.

Its not hail, but rather flooding that is the main concern in several communities.

Darnell in Lexington: How do officials determine when a river will crest?

Officials with the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management say there are several factors they take into consideration.

"We look at ground saturation, we look at the rain potential for the storm, we look at the current levels of the river and use those factors combined to try and determine both how much we are going to see an increase or rise in river and then also the timeline for that rise," said Charlie O'Neal.

Shamanika in Lancaster:When was the first year T.G. started working there?

Our Chief Meteorologist T.G. Shuck has been with WKYT for over 20 years.

He started out in 1990 behind the scenes as a photog, left went to Charlotte for 14 months and then returned.

He started with our weather team in May of 1996 and has been here keeping an eye on the weather ever since.


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