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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
401 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

AT DAYBREAK...LIGHT SNOW WAS FALLING IN EXTREME EASTERN PIKE COUNTY
WHILE ELSEWHERE SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UNDER THE CLEAR
SKIES DROPPED INTO THE LOW AND MID TEENS. 10 DEGREES SEEMED TO BE THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURES IN EASTERN KENTUCKY AND OCCURRED IN SEVERAL
PLACES. BY MID AFTERNOON...SKIES WERE CLEAR AND TEMPERATURES HAD
REBOUNDED INTO THE 30S FOR MOST AREAS...WITH A FEW LOWER 40S READINGS
INDICATED OVER THE UPPER CUMBERLAND REGION.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE REGION DRY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. OUR
NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH WESTERN KENTUCKY THURSDAY MORNING PUSHING
PRECIPITATION INTO THE AREA DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS. RAIN WILL
PROGRESS FROM WEST TO EAST AND COVER THE REGION BY THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING AND MAY MIX WITH SNOW BY
THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE ENDING FRIDAY MORNING.

AFTER A MOSTLY DRY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL
MOVE IN BY SUNDAY. AS EARLY AS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...ALL DAY
SUNDAY...AND INTO MONDAY EVENING A CHANCE FOR RAIN OR SNOW CAN BE
EXPECTED. THE BEST CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON
SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEASONAL THROUGH SATURDAY WHEN MORNING
LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BACK INTO THE TEENS.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2002...THE LAST WEEK OF JANUARY
WENT INTO THE RECORD BOOKS AS ONE OF THE WARMEST EVER. FROM THE 28TH
THROUGH THE 31ST...4 CONSECUTIVE RECORD HIGHS WERE SET AT JACKSON.
THE NEW RECORDS WERE 72...73...71...AND 78 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. FOUR
NEW MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURES WERE ALSO RECORDED ON THOSE DAYS.
MORNING LOWS WERE 45...58...59...AND 58 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. FROM
THE 29TH THROUGH THE 31ST...LONDON ALSO RECORDED THREE NEW DAYTIME
HIGHS AND MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS. THE TEMPERATURE ROSE TO
71...72...AND 74 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. THE MERCURY ONLY SETTLED TO
57...55...AND 50 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. CLIMATE REPORTS FOR JACKSON
AND LONDON DATE BACK TO 1981 AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

&&

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY
PLANS TO DISCONTINUE THIS PRODUCT FEBRUARY 6TH 2015. IF YOU HAVE ANY
COMMENT ON THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY PLEASE
CONTACT METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE SHAWN HARLEY AT SHAWN.HARLEY@NOAA.GOV
OR AT 606-666-2560 EXTENSION 642.

$$

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