Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
256 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

UNDER CLOUDY SKIES...FLURRIES AND SNOW SHOWERS LINGERED AROUND THE
COAL FIELDS THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING HOURS. CHILLY CONDITIONS
WERE ALSO ON TAP...WITH 7 AM TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS. SKIES
BECAME PARTLY SUNNY BY THE AFTERNOON HOURS...BUT THE MERCURY
STRUGGLED INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 20S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MIDDLE OF FEBRUARY ARE IN THE UPPER 20S WITH HIGHS USUALLY IN THE
UPPER 40S. IT FELT MUCH CHILLIER THROUGHOUT THE DAY THANKS TO
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF AROUND 10 MPH.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO EASTERN KENTUCKY BEGINNING
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EXTENDING INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL
TOTALS WILL GENERALLY BE BETWEEN THREE TO FIVE INCHES ACROSS THE
COAL FIELDS. TUNE IN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR LOG ON TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JKL FOR MORE INFO ON THIS UPCOMING WINTER WEATHER
EVENT.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1960...A SNOW STORM BEGAN ON THE
13TH AND ENDED ON THE 14TH...BRINGING SNOWFALL TOTALS RANGING FROM 8
TO 14 INCHES ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT
REPORTED 9 INCHES...WHILE A FOOT OR MORE WAS REPORTED AT CLAY
CITY...FRENCHBURG...HAZARD...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE... AND WEST
LIBERTY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DID NOT BEGIN UNTIL 1981.
CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON...HOWEVER...BEGAN IN 1954.

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CARICO


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