West Paducah, Kentucky facts for kids
|Elevation||361 ft (110 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||270 & 364|
|GNIS feature ID||506464|
The Heath High School shooting occurred at Heath High School in West Paducah on Monday, December 1, 1997. Fourteen-year-old Michael Carneal opened fire on a group of praying students, killing three and injuring five more.
- Julian Carroll, Governor of Kentucky
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, West Paducah has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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