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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
312 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

A FEW LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WERE EXITING THE FAR EASTERN PORTION OF
THE COMMONWEALTH THIS MORNING...WITH VARIABLE CLOUDINESS NOTED
FARTHER TO THE WEST. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE
40S TO AROUND 50 DEGREES. NORMAL LOWS ARE AROUND 50 DEGREES FOR
EARLY MAY. SKIES BECAME CLOUDY AGAIN AS THE DAY WORE ON...AS A
LINE OF SHOWERS MOVED THROUGH CENTRAL KENTUCKY. AT 3 PM...THE
LEADING EDGE OF THE ACTIVE WEATHER WAS GENERALLY ALONG A LINE FROM
MOREHEAD TO MONTICELLO. THE MERCURY DID NOT WARM UP MUCH
TODAY...AS MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE MIDDLE 50S
IN THE NORTHERN COAL FIELDS...TO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S FARTHER
TO THE SOUTH. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER
AND MIDDLE 70S.

RAIN SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. GUSTY WINDS AND
SMALL HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SOME OF THE STORMS. COOLER AIR
WILL ARRIVE ON THURSDAY...WITH HIGHS MOSTLY ONLY IN THE LOWER AND
MIDDLE 50S. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL EXIST AS WELL. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS FRIDAY AND MUCH OF SATURDAY.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ESCORT MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER TO THE AREA
LATE SATURDAY AND MOTHERS DAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2007...A STATIONARY FRONT JUST
TO THE SOUTH OF KENTUCKY PROVIDED THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF THE STORMS BECAME SEVERE WITH QUARTER SIZED
HAIL REPORTED IN LESLIE AND CLAY COUNTIES. OTHER REPORTS OF NICKEL
SIZED HAIL WERE REPORTED IN LESLIE COUNTY...WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS OF
THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE IN CLAY COUNTY. SOME FLASH FLOODING WAS ALSO
REPORTED IN LAUREL COUNTY.

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CARICO


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