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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
307 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

AT DAYBREAK...LIGHT SNOW WAS FALLING ACROSS THE REGION WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. MOST AREAS REPORTED TRACE
AMOUNTS OF SNOWFALL. THIS WAS DUE IN PART TO TEMPERATURES JUST ABOVE
FREEZING IN MOST LOCATIONS THIS MORNING...AND HIGHS YESTERDAY
REACHING THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 50S. DURING MID MORNING...A POST
FRONTAL TROUGH MOVED THROUGH THE AREA LOWERING TEMPERATURES AND
BRINGING A BRIEF PERIOD OF LOW VISIBILITY AND HEAVY SNOW. MANY AREAS
RECEIVED A FAST DUSTING OF SNOW WHICH COVERED THE GROUND AND ROADS.
LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES CONTINUED TIL AROUND NOON OR SO...THEN
AFTERNOON SUNSHINE MELTED MUCH OF THE SMALL AMOUNTS OF SNOWFALL.
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES HOVERED AROUND THE FREEZING MARK...BUT FELT
MUCH CHILLIER THANKS TO GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH.

AFTER HIGH PRESSURE PROVIDES A DRY SATURDAY WITH HIGHS AROUND 40
DEGREES...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA SUNDAY.
CURRENTLY IT APPEARS THAT THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
SUNDAY MORNING AND AGAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. STAY TUNED TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET...OR LOG IN TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JKL FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS WINTER WEATHER
SITUATION.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2002...A LATE JANUARY RUN OF
UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER WAS IN PROGRESS. TEMPERATURES TOPPED THE 70
DEGREE MARK ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. THE 71 DEGREES AT JACKSON AND 72
DEGREES AT LONDON BOTH ESTABLISHED NEW DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS
FOR TODAY/S DATE. IN FACT...JACKSON AND LONDON SET MAXIMUM LOW
TEMPERATURES RECORDS EARLIER IN THE DAY WITH READINGS OF 59 DEGREES
AND 55 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. CLIMATE DATA FOR THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE BEGAN IN 1981...WHILE WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE LONDON CORBIN
AIRPORT DATE BACK TO 1954.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY
PLANS TO DISCONTINUE THIS PRODUCT FEBRUARY 6TH 2015. IF YOU HAVE ANY
COMMENT ON THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY PLEASE
CONTACT METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE SHAWN HARLEY AT SHAWN.HARLEY@NOAA.GOV
OR AT 606-666-2560 EXTENSION 642.

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