Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
430 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

SEVERE WEATHER OVERSPREAD EASTERN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY AND LAST NIGHT.
AN EF1 TORNADO WAS CONFIRMED IN SOUTHERN LESLIE COUNTY THIS
AFTERNOON BY A STORM SURVEY TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN JACKSON...KENTUCKY. HAIL REPORTS FROM THESE STORMS RANGED
FROM AN INCH TO 4.35 INCHES IN DIAMETER. THE LARGEST REPORT OF HAIL
WAS RECEIVED FROM BEAR BRANCH IN LESLIE COUNTY. WIDESPREAD DOWNED
TREES AND POWER LINES WERE REPORTED AS WELL AS FLASH FLOODING.
RAINFALL TOTALS OVER THE LAST 24 FOUR HOURS ENDING AT 7 AM THIS
MORNING RANGED FROM A TRACE TO 3.09 INCHES. THE WEATHER QUIETED DOWN
AROUND MIDNIGHT ...WITH A FEW LINGERING ISOLATED SHOWERS MOVING
ACROSS THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT 7
AM WERE IN THE 60S...WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

BY MID AFTERNOON...A COOL...FALL LIKE DAY WAS IN PROGRESS ACROSS THE
COALFIELDS. A FEW LOCATIONS WERE STILL SEEING A FEW SPRINKLES...
ELSEWHERE PARTLY SUNNY SKIES AND TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE LOWER
TO MID 70S PREVAILED. NORMAL HIGHS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE MID 80S.

THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
EVENING...HOWEVER THAT WILL TAPER OFF TONIGHT. CONDITIONS TONIGHT
WILL BE DRY WITH LOWS CONTINUING TO BE UNSEASONABLY COOL...DROPPING
DOWN INTO THE MID TO UPPER 50S. CONDITIONS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN DRY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. THE NEXT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ON THURSDAY.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1993...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
RACED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY AND CREATED 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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