Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
405 PM EDT SUN OCT 19 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH A FEW
INSTANCES OF PATCHY VALLEY FOG THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT
7 AM WERE GENERALLY IN THE MID 40S WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR.

UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE...A BEAUTIFUL...ALBEIT
COOL...FALL DAY WAS UNDERWAY. THE MERCURY MANAGED TO CLIMB INTO THE
MID TO UPPER 50S...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS FLIRTING WITH THE 60 DEGREE
MARK BY 3 P.M. THESE TEMPERATURES ARE QUITE A BIT COOLER THAN THE
TYPICAL HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S FOR MID OCTOBER.

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP CONSIDERABLY TONIGHT...WITH LOWS EXPECTED TO
RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE MID 40S ON THE
RIDGES. AS A RESULT...SOME SHELTERED VALLEY LOCATIONS COULD SEE
PATCHY FROST FORM LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING. CLOUDS WILL
BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY MONDAY AS THE NEXT WEATHER
SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED FOR
PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY BY MONDAY EVENING. HIGHS ON MONDAY WILL
BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BOTH SAW THE COLDEST HIGH
TEMPERATURES EVER RECORDED WITH READINGS OF 41 AND 43 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY. IN CONTRAST...IN 2005...EASTERN KENTUCKY SAW
TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE MIDDLE 80S ON THIS DATE. JACKSON HAD A
HIGH OF 86 DEGREES...WHILE LONDON TOPPED OUT AT 84 DEGREES. BOTH
READINGS ESTABLISHED DAILY MAXIMUM RECORDS AT THEIR RESPECTIVE
LOCATIONS. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981...WHILE
LONDON/S RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1954.

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