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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

UNDER CLOUDY SKIES...VERY COOL CONDITIONS...A FEW RAIN SHOWERS
AS WELL AS POCKETS OF DRIZZLE AND ALSO AREAS OF FOG WERE ON TAP
THROUGHOUT THE COAL FIELDS THIS MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE
MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 30S THROUGH THE MIDDLE 40S. NORMAL LOWS FOR
EARLY MAY ARE AROUND 50 DEGREES. THE FOG DISSIPATED AND MUCH OF THE
RAIN MOVED OUT OF THE COMMONWEALTH BY MID MORNING. HOWEVER...MORE
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS MOVED BACK INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS...MOSTLY CONCENTRATED IN FAR SOUTHEASTERN
KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE COOL...MOSTLY RANGED
FROM THE UPPER 40S THROUGH THE MIDDLE 50S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S. ALSO...PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY WERE GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN
INCH.

LOOK FOR HIGH PRESSURE TO PROVIDE MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS ON
FRIDAY BEFORE ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM BRINGS MORE UNSETTLED
CONDITIONS TO THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS SYSTEMS COLD FRONT
WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO MOTHERS DAY. AFTER HIGHS IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S ON
FRIDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY PEAK IN THE 70S OVER THE
WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1996...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
DROPPED LARGE HAIL AND HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
EASTERN KENTUCKY. CLAY CITY REPORTED 1.94 INCHES OF RAINFALL WITH
MOREHEAD FOLLOWING WITH 1.72 INCHES. IVEL AND SALYERSVILLE BOTH
REPORTED OVER ONE INCH OF RAINFALL WITH REPORTS OF 1.42 INCHES AND
1.30 INCHES RESPECTIVELY. FLASH FLOODING WAS REPORTED IN MOST
AREAS NORTH OF A LINE FROM CLAY CITY TO PIKEVILLE. HINKSTON CREEK
IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SWELLED TO OVER 12 FEET AND SWEPT A 10 YEAR
OLD BOY INTO A STORM DRAIN. THE BOY WAS KILLED AND A RESCUER WAS
INJURED. LARGE HAIL WAS REPORTED WITH THESE STORMS WITH ONE AND
THREE QUARTER INCH HAIL FALLING IN PIKE COUNTY.

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CARICO


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