Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Jackson KY
422 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

Eastern Kentucky experienced another unseasonably warm start to
the day this morning with 7 a.m. temperatures reaching into the
mid to upper 60s across the region. Typically, lows for the last
portion of May are in the upper 50s.

By mid afternoon, a broken line of showers had begun to move from
west to east across the coalfields. Locations not affected by the
showers remained under partly to mostly cloudy. Temperatures were
generally in the lower to mid 80s. Seasonable values for the last
part of May are typically in the mid to upper 70s.

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will remain in
the forecast through this evening as an upper level trough passes
to our northwest. An area of high pressure will build into the
region tonight, allowing for beautiful weather to prevail through
mid week. Unsettled weather will once again return to the area on
Thursday as a cold front approaches the region. Lows tonight will
range from the upper 50s to the lower 60s. Highs on Monday will
generally be in the mid 80s.

On this date in weather history, in 1984, the National Weather
Service Office near Jackson began a 3 day string of record low
temperatures. After registering a low of 44 degrees on the 29th,
the site recorded lows of 39 degrees on the 30th and 42 degrees on
the 31st. All 3 records remain intact today. Climate records for
Jackson date back to 1981.


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