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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
302 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

A MIXTURE OF CLEAR SKIES AND CLOUDS WERE OVER EASTERN KENTUCKY
THIS MORNING. A FEW OF THE SHELTERED VALLEYS HAD SOME LIGHT FOG AS
WELL. 7 AM TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.
NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE AUGUST ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. THERE WERE A
FEW RENEGADE SHOWERS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY DURING THE MID
MORNING BUT RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE LIGHT...A COUPLE HUNDREDTHS AT
BEST. ELSEWHERE SKIES WERE PARTLY SUNNY FOR MUCH OF THE MORNING
AS THE MERCURY CLIMBED INTO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S BY LUNCHTIME.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW THE SKIES BECOME CLOUDY AS ISOLATED SHOWERS
DEVELOPED ACROSS SOUTHERN KENTUCKY. THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE
MOSTLY LIGHT. SKIES REMAINED CLOUDY OVER THE NORTH PORTION OF THE
COAL FIELDS. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE UPPER 70S AND
LOWER 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE
80S.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH MONDAY...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
HOURS. GENERALLY DRY WEATHER WILL THEN RETURN FOR TUESDAY. HIGHS WILL
WARM EACH DAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...STARTING OUT IN THE MIDDLE
80S FOR MONDAY...AND THEN REACHING THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 80S BY
TUESDAY. LOWS WILL AVERAGE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1978...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
SPAWNED A TORNADO WHICH TOUCHED DOWN 5 MILES EAST OF CLAY CITY IN
POWELL COUNTY IN A LIGHTLY POPULATED AREA. THE TWISTER UPROOTED
NUMEROUS TREES AND TWO WELL CONSTRUCTED BARNS WERE DESTROYED. NO ONE
WAS INJURED.

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CARICO



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