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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1016 AM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

...FRIGID MORNING SETS RECORDS ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY...

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A DEEP SNOW PACK TO PRODUCE SOME OF
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES SINCE JANUARY 1994 OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING.
SEVERAL LOCATIONS FELL TO 20 BELOW ZERO AND COLDER...TEMPERATURES NOT
OBSERVED DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY IN EASTERN KENTUCKY SINCE 1899.

AS FOR RECORDS...THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT FELL TO 17 BELOW ZERO. THIS
ESTABLISHES A NEW ALL-TIME FEBRUARY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR THE MONTH WAS 11 BELOW ZERO SET ON FEBRUARY
1 1971. RECORDS FOR THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT DATE BACK TO 1954.

HERE AT NWS JACKSON...OUR LOW WAS A COMPARATIVELY BALMY 7 BELOW ZERO.
WHILE THIS ESTABLISHES A NEW RECORD LOW FOR THE DATE AND IS ALSO THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED SO LATE IN THE SEASON...IT DOES NOT SET
A NEW MONTHLY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE. THAT RECORD REMAINS 8 BELOW
ZERO SET ON FEBRUARY 4 1996. RECORDS AT NWS JACKSON DATE BACK TO
1981.

HERE IS A SUMMARY OF LOW TEMPERATURES OBSERVED IN THE NWS JACKSON
FORECAST AND WARNING AREA THIS MORNING...

LOCATION                     TEMP      TIME/DATE       LAT/LON
HILLSBORO (COOP)             -28 F     0800 AM 02/20   38.32N/83.66W
CRESSY (COOP)                -28 F     0800 AM 02/20   37.83N/84.03W
5 N MOUNT STERLING (COOP)    -27 F     0700 AM 02/20   38.07N/83.95W
4 W PAINTSVILLE              -26 F     0720 AM 02/20   37.83N/82.88W
WEST LIBERTY 3NW             -26 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.94N/83.30W
CLOVER BOTTOM 1 WSW          -26 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.49N/84.17W
2 S BOONEVILLE               -25 F     0720 AM 02/20   37.45N/83.69W
SANDY HOOK 1 NE              -24 F     0800 AM 02/20   38.10N/83.12W
STANTON 2W                   -24 F     0800 AM 02/20   37.86N/83.90W
4 S OWINGSVILLE              -24 F     0630 AM 02/20   38.09N/83.76W
4 NE MOREHEAD                -23 F     0745 AM 02/20   38.22N/83.48W
3 SE JACKSON                 -23 F     0720 AM 02/20   37.54N/83.34W
3 NW WEST LIBERTY            -22 F     0740 AM 02/20   37.94N/83.30W
BOONEVILLE 12SW              -22 F     0800 AM 02/20   37.36N/83.77W
MOUNT STERLING APT           -22 F     0635 AM 02/20   38.06N/83.98W
1 E BOONEVILLE               -22 F     0735 AM 02/20   37.47N/83.67W
6 ENE HAZARD                 -21 F     0725 AM 02/20   37.27N/83.10W
5 S MCKEE                    -21 F     0725 AM 02/20   37.36N/83.97W
SKYLINE (COOP)               -21 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.07N/82.97W
PRESTONSBURG 3WSW            -21 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.66N/82.83W
INEZ 2E (COOP)               -21 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.87N/82.52W
5 NW SLADE                   -20 F     0740 AM 02/20   37.82N/83.78W
3 SE BARBOURVILLE            -20 F     0500 AM 02/20   36.87N/83.83W
5 WSW PRESTONSBURG           -20 F     0811 AM 02/20   37.64N/82.85W
2 SE WHITESBURG (COOP)       -19 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.10N/82.80W
2 SW WEST LIBERTY            -19 F     0720 AM 02/20   37.90N/83.27W
MONTICELLO APT               -19 F     0656 AM 02/20   36.86N/84.86W
10 SW JACKSON                -19 F     0738 AM 02/20   37.41N/83.43W
BUCKHORN LAKE                -18 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.33N/83.47W
5 SW BARBOURVILLE            -18 F     0741 AM 02/20   36.81N/83.96W
PAINTSVILLE 1E (COOP)        -17 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.82N/82.78W
2 W SOMERSET                 -17 F     0735 AM 02/20   37.06N/84.65W
2 N SOMERSET                 -17 F     0729 AM 02/20   37.12N/84.60W
5 WNW IRVINE                 -17 F     0556 AM 02/20   37.71N/84.07W
CARR FORK LAKE               -17 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.23N/83.03W
MOUNT VERNON (COOP)          -17 F     0800 AM 02/20   37.35N/84.33W
2 NW WHITESBURG              -17 F     0730 AM 02/20   37.13N/82.84W
2 NNE SOMERSET               -17 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.12N/84.60W
LONDON-CORBIN APT            -17 F     0653 AM 02/20   37.09N/84.08W
1 WSW MT VERNON              -16 F     0724 AM 02/20   37.36N/84.36W
3 N FARMERS                  -16 F     0715 AM 02/20   38.18N/83.56W
SOMERSET APT                 -15 F     0735 AM 02/20   37.05N/84.61W
CAVE RUN LAKE (COOP)         -15 F     0700 AM 02/20   38.12N/83.53W
SOMERSET RAWS                -14 F     0601 AM 02/20   37.05N/84.61W
2 NW LONDON                  -13 F     0715 AM 02/20   37.15N/84.11W
MOUNT STERLING               -13 F     0749 AM 02/20   38.05N/83.94W
WELLINGTON                   -13 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.95N/83.48W
5 N HINDMAN                  -12 F     0700 AM 02/20   37.41N/82.99W
2 N FLEMINGSBURG (COOP)      -12 F     0400 AM 02/20   38.42N/83.73W
BEATTYVILLE 4N               -12 F     0800 AM 02/20   37.63N/83.72W
1 NW BURNSIDE                -11 F     0725 AM 02/20   37.00N/84.61W
MIDDLESBORO APT              -11 F     0655 AM 02/20   36.61N/83.74W
HARLAN APT                   -11 F     0735 AM 02/20   36.86N/83.36W
BAXTER (COOP)                -11 F     0700 AM 02/20   36.85N/83.33W
MOREHEAD AIRPORT             -11 F     0250 AM 02/20   38.22N/83.59W
2 SW MT. STERLING            -11 F     0218 AM 02/20   38.03N/83.97W
YELLOW CREEK RAWS            -10 F     0426 AM 02/20   36.60N/83.70W
PEABODY RAWS                 -10 F     0601 AM 02/20   37.14N/83.58W
WILLIAMSBURG 1NW             -10 F     0700 AM 02/20   36.74N/84.18W
13 S PIKEVILLE               -10 F     0720 AM 02/20   37.28N/82.52W
3 SSE WHITESBURG             -9 F      0725 AM 02/20   37.08N/82.81W
GIMLET COOP                  -9 F      0800 AM 02/20   38.22N/83.14W
1 WNW KOOMER RDG             -9 F      0710 AM 02/20   37.79N/83.65W
5 ESE LONDON                 -9 F      0729 AM 02/20   37.11N/83.99W
3 N WHITLEY CITY             -8 F      0800 AM 02/20   36.77N/84.48W
BIG SANDY APT                -8 F      0655 AM 02/20   37.75N/82.64W
PINE RIDGE                   -8 F      0631 AM 02/20   37.77N/83.63W
KOOMER RIDGE                 -7 F      0609 AM 02/20   37.78N/83.63W
BIG SANDY RAWS               -7 F      0609 AM 02/20   37.75N/82.63W
JACKSON APT RAWS             -7 F      0715 AM 02/20   37.59N/83.32W
NWS JACKSON                  -7 F      0653 AM 02/20   37.59N/83.32W
3 NE SOMERSET                -7 F      0739 AM 02/20   37.12N/84.56W
TRIANGLE MTN RAWS            -6 F      0402 AM 02/20   38.18N/83.41W
PIKE COUNTY APT              -5 F      0815 AM 02/20   37.56N/82.57W

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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