Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
425 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ROCKED EASTERN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THERE WERE MULTIPLE
REPORTS OF TREES DOWN...SMALL HAIL...AND SOME FLASH FLOODING...WHERE
UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN SPOTS. DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
MORNING HOURS...SOME PATCHY VALLEY FOG DEVELOPED AND TEMPERATURES
STAYED RIGHT AROUND THE NORMAL LOW OF 65 DEGREES.

HOT AND MUGGY CONDITIONS CONTINUED INTO THE AFTERNOON WHERE
TEMPERATURES REACHED THE MID TO UPPER 80S. HOWEVER...BECAUSE OF THE
HIGH DEW POINTS...TEMPERATURES FELT MORE LIKE THEY WERE IN THE 90S.
ALSO DURING THE MID AFTERNOON...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPED. AS OF 4PM...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS WERE ISSUED FOR
MUCH OF THE REGION.

TONIGHT...EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS...STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING TO CONTINUE INTO THE
LATE EVENING HOURS FOR MUCH OF EASTERN KENTUCKY. OVERNIGHT...
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ON THE MILD SIDE...WITH LOWS FORECASTED
AROUND 70 DEGREES. BEYOND TONIGHT...THE THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1983...THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE SET A NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 96 DEGREES. ON THE SAME
DAY...THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT SET A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 100
DEGREES. THIS WAS THE SECOND DAY OF A THREE DAY STRETCH THAT BOTH
THE JACKSON AND LONDON AIRPORTS SET RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.

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JVM




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