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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
326 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

A MIXTURE OF CLOUDY SKIES AND AREAS OF DENSE FOG WERE IN PLACE
THROUGHOUT EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. MANY LOCATIONS REPORTED
VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY AROUND
SUNRISE. THE FOG WAS GONE BY LATE MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE
GENERALLY ON THE MILD SIDE...WITH READINGS MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 50S
THROUGH THE MIDDLE 60S. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE SEPTEMBER ARE IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 50. A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WERE ON TAP DURING
THE LATE MORNING...WITH NOONTIME TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE LOWER
TO UPPER 70S.

PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE PRESENT ACROSS THE COAL FIELDS THIS
AFTERNOON. ALSO...SEVERAL ISOLATED SHOWERS SPROUTED UP IN NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THE PRECIPITATION WAS MOSTLY
CONCENTRATED IN ELLIOTT...MORGAN...MAGOFFIN AND JOHNSON COUNTIES.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE LIGHT. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE
UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN
THE MIDDLE 70S.

LOOK FOR GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS TO MOVE INTO THE REGION AS A WEAK
WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES OUT OF THE AREA THIS EVENING. THE NEXT
GOOD CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE LATE IN THE WEEK AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH WILL MOSTLY BE IN THE LOWER 80S
THROUGH THURSDAY...BUT SLIP TO THE LOWER 70S FRIDAY AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1972...A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
BRIEFLY IN EASTERN MORGAN COUNTY...JUST NORTHEAST OF SILVERHILL. THE
TORNADO...ABOUT 50 YARDS IN WIDTH...TRAVELED EAST-NORTHEAST FOR ABOUT
ONE MILE. SEVERAL WITNESSES SAW THE TORNADO JUST BEFORE IT TOOK OUT A
BARN AND DAMAGED A HOUSE IN THE AREA. THE HOUSE EVENTUALLY CAUGHT
FIRE AND BURNED DOWN.

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CARICO





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