Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
411 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES THIS
MORNING WITH AREAS OF DENSE VALLEY FOG. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL
TOTALS VARIED FROM A TRACE TO 1.6 INCHES. THE HIGHER RAINFALL
TOTALS GENERALLY OCCURRED IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION.
TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER
70S...WHICH IS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL LOWS IN THE MID 60S FOR THE
LAST PART OF JULY.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WERE BEGINNING TO MOVE EAST INTO THE COALFIELDS.
LOCATIONS NOT AFFECTED BY THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE
EXPERIENCING A HOT...HUMID AFTERNOON. UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES...TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 80S...WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY VALUES MAKING IF FEEL MORE LIKE THE MID 90S. TYPICAL
HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 80S.

SHOWERS SHOULD GRADUALLY DIE DOWN THIS EVENING WITH THE LOST OF
HEATING. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED RAIN CHANCES WILL RETURN TO THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY DUE TO THE WARM AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS THAT IS IN PLACE.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THE DAY THURSDAY...
KEEPING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
FORECAST THROUGH THURSDAY. HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE UPPER
80S TO LOWER 90S.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1993...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
RACED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY...CREATING WIDESPREAD DAMAGE DURING
THE EVENING. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES WERE DOWNED IN LEE...
OWSLEY...BELL...LETCHER...PERRY...HARLAN...AND BREATHITT COUNTIES.

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