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KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-052015-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
402 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WITH AREAS OF DENSE
FOG THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE GENERALLY IN THE MID
60S. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THE FIRST PART OF SEPTEMBER ARE IN THE LOWER
60S. BY MID MORNING...THE DENSE FOG HAD DISSIPATED...AS
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S.

AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSED...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
BEGAN TO POP UP MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE
COALFIELDS. TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE
UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S IN LOCATIONS NOT AFFECTED BY THE
STORMS...AND IN THE MID 80S ELSEWHERE. THESE TEMPERATURES...
COMBINED WITH MODERATE HUMIDITY LEVELS...MADE FOR A STICKY AND
SOMEWHAT UNCOMFORTABLE SUMMER DAY. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER 80S.

UNSEASONABLY WARM AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
UPCOMING LABOR DAY WEEKEND. WHILE MOST AREAS SHOULD STAY DRY THROUGH
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...AM ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGHS WILL BE IN
THE UPPER 80S TO AROUND 90 DEGREES FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2014...THE JACKSON WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE SURPASSED ITS DAILY RAINFALL RECORD. IN JUST ONE
HOUR...THE JACKSON OFFICE RECEIVED 0.93 INCHES OF
RAINFALL...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.91 INCHES SET IN 2003.
CLIMATE RECORDS FOR THE JACKSON WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE DATE BACK
TO 1981.

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