Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
321 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

AREAS OF FOG AND COOL TEMPERATURES WERE ON TAP THIS MORNING. 7 AM
READINGS WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER 60S...BELOW NORMAL
LOWS IN THE MIDDLE 60S. A FEW LOCATIONS NOTED DENSE FOG WITH
VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES. THE FOG DISSIPATED BY
MID MORNING WITH A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS FOR THE REST OF THE
MORNING HOURS. BY LUNCHTIME...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED INTO THE
UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S.

IT WAS A PLEASANT AFTERNOON THROUGHOUT THE COAL FIELDS. UNDER
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER
AND MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR EARLY AUGUST ARE IN THE MIDDLE
80S.

THANKS TO A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE REGION...THE CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARRIVES MONDAY AFTERNOON...WITH THE BEST
SHOT OCCURRING MID WEEK. LOOK FOR HIGHS IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 80S
AND LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS
WELL.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2006...EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS IN
THE MIDST OF A SUMMERTIME HEATWAVE THAT BEGAN ON JULY 31ST AND
CONTINUED THROUGH AUGUST 7TH FOR A TOTAL OF EIGHT DAYS IN A ROW WITH
90 DEGREES OR WARMER TEMPERATURES. ON THE 2ND AND 3RD...A RECORD
HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 97 WAS ESTABLISHED FOR BOTH DAYS AT JACKSON.
READINGS OF 95 AND 96 RESPECTIVELY ON THE 2ND AND 3RD AT LONDON
FELL JUST SHORT OF THE RECORD HIGH OF 97 FOR BOTH DAYS.

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CARICO


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