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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
233 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

AREAS OF RAIN MOVED THROUGH THE COAL FIELDS TODAY. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WERE MOSTLY BETWEEN HALF AN INCH TO AROUND ONE INCH SINCE
EARLY TODAY...ALTHOUGH PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY HAVE
PICKED UP OVER TWO INCHES OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. AS OF 200
PM...THE BACK EDGE OF THE PRECIPITATION WAS EXITING THE
COMMONWEALTH BUT MORE RAIN WAS DEVELOPING IN CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

THANKS TO THE CLOUDS AND RAIN...THERE WERE SOME UNSEASONABLY COOL
CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY TODAY. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE
GENERALLY IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 60S...WHICH COMPARES TO NORMAL
LOWS IN THE MIDDLE 60S FOR EARLY JULY. BY MID
AFTERNOON...TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER
70S. PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY ENJOYED SOME SUNSHINE
DURING THE AFTERNOON...WHICH PUSHED TEMPERATURES INTO THE MIDDLE
AND UPPER 70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE
MIDDLE 80S.

THE CURRENT STORMY PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND...WITH AT LEAST A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY. TYPICALLY...THE PEAK TIME IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SOME STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG AT
TIMES...WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO BECOME A CONCERN OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES ROLL THROUGH THE
COMMONWEALTH. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S WILL RISE TOWARD
MORE NORMAL LEVELS...REACHING THE 80S BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND AND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. DAILY LOWS WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE MID 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1988...BOTH THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT POSTED NEW LOW TEMPERATURE
RECORDS. JACKSON HAD A LOW OF 53 DEGREES...WHILE THE MERCURY DIPPED
TO 46 DEGREES AT LONDON. BOTH LOCATIONS MISSED TYING THEIR MONTHLY
LOW RECORD BY ONLY ONE DEGREE. CLIMATE DATA FOR JACKSON BEGAN IN
1981...WHILE WEATHER RECORDS AT LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

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CARICO



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