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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
328 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

A COOL MORNING GREETED MUCH OF THE COAL FIELDS THIS
MORNING...WITH 7 AM TEMPERATURES VARYING FROM THE UPPER 50S TO THE
LOWER 60S IN MANY LOCATIONS. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE 1ST OF AUGUST ARE
IN THE MIDDLE 60S. THERE WAS ALSO SOME FOG OUT AS WELL UNDER
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. THE FOG BURNT OFF BY MID MORNING AS A MIXTURE
OF SUN AND CLOUDS PREVAILED FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING HOURS. BY
LUNCHTIME...TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE LOWER 80S.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW PARTLY SUNNY SKIES THROUGHOUT EASTERN KENTUCKY.
MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 80S.
TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE
SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES AND COMFORTABLE CONDITIONS. LOOK FOR HIGHS
IN THE MIDDLE 80S...AND LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AS WELL WITH
THE NEXT DECENT CHANCE OF ACTIVE WEATHER HOLDING OFF UNTIL THE
NEW WORK WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...AUGUST 1ST 1995...IT WAS HOT ACROSS
EAST KENTUCKY AS THE MERCURY ROSE TO 102 DEGREES AT BUCKHORN LAKE
STATE PARK. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE ALSO RECORDED A RECORD HIGH OF 97
DEGREES. THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO DEVELOP...AND WINDS DOWNED POWER LINES
ACROSS THE SOUTH PART OF PULASKI COUNTY. ONE PERSON WAS ALSO INJURED
WHEN THEY WERE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING IN PULASKI COUNTY. OVER IN FLOYD
COUNTY...THUNDERSTORM WINDS DOWNED TREES IN THE AREAS AROUND CRACKER
BOTTOM...ARKANSAS...DAVID...AND ALLEN CITY. A DAM BREAK WAS ALSO
REPORTED AT TACKETT BRANCH SENDING WAIST DEEP WATER OVER HIGHWAY
9979. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981.

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CARICO



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