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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
418 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

VARIABLE CLOUDINESS AND AREAS OF DENSE VALLEY FOG WERE NOTED ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT 7 AM WERE
GENERALLY IN THE 60S WITH A FEW SHELTERED VALLEYS DROPPING DOWN INTO
THE UPPER 50S. NORMAL LOWS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...A HOT DAY WAS UNDERWAY ACROSS THE COALFIELDS.
UNDER SUNNY SKIES...TEMPERATURES SOARED INTO THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER
90S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 80S.

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE NORTHEASTERN U.S. WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE SOUTH AND EAST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEKEND...BRINGING CONTINUED DRY WEATHER AND WARM TEMPERATURES
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT AND A PASSING UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HOWEVER...A STRONGER
COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL BRING A PERIOD OF UNSETTLED
WEATHER FROM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS ON
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH GUSTY
WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. MUCH COOLER AIR WILL ARRIVE AT MID
WEEK...DROPPING HIGHS DOWN INTO THE 70S. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE
FROM THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS TO NEAR 70 DEGREES ON THE RIDGES.
HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1990...AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS
CREATED DAMAGE IN A COUPLE OF EASTERN KENTUCKY LOCATIONS. IN PULASKI
COUNTY...SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN NEAR SOMERSET. IN
MORGAN COUNTY...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDS UPROOTED TREES OVER A WIDE
AREA IN WEST LIBERTY...BLOCKING STREETS AND DOWNING POWER LINES.

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