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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
426 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES WERE MOVING THROUGH EASTERN KENTUCKY
THIS MORNING. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS VARIED FROM 5
HUNDREDTHS TO 59 HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. THE HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OCCURRED IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE AREA. TEMPERATURES AT 7
AM RANGED FROM MID 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 40S ON THE
RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR CHRISTMAS ARE IN THE UPPER 20S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES HAD ENDED...LEAVING
DRY WEATHER AND CLEARING SKIES IN PLACE. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN
THE LOW TO MID 40S WERE PRESENT ACROSS THE COALFIELDS.

DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AS AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
PUSHES EAST ACROSS THE AREA. RAIN WILL MOVE BACK INTO EASTERN
KENTUCKY SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY AS A WEATHER DISTURBANCE
MOVES THROUGH. THESE RAIN CHANCES MAY LINGER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
BY MONDAY NIGHT...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK INTO THE
AREA...PROVIDING QUIET...BUT COOL WEATHER INTO NEW YEARS DAY. LOWS
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 30S
ON THE RIDGES. HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S...WITH
A FEW LOCATIONS FLIRTING WITH 60 DEGREES.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1993...A WHITE CHRISTMAS WAS IN
STORE FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY AS 3.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE...ESTABLISHING A NEW RECORD SNOWFALL FOR THE DAY. THE
RECORD SNOWFALL FOR LONDON WAS RECORDED IN 1969...WHEN 5.8 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON AND LONDON DATE BACK TO 1981
AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

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