img src="">I live in Lexington, Ky, and I grew up hearing and reading about the heat wave of 1936 for the area. 1936 was one of those rare, unprecedented years where the heat was simply unbelievable. That was during the Dust Bowl era of course, so it was mainly a dry, southwest-like heat. Anyone else who lives in Lexington or Central Ky will tell you that our summers are usually hot, humid, and have quite a bit of rain mixed in. Our summers are known for the oppress...
Updated: 10:22 PM GMT on July 06, 2012
A A A