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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
303 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES DOMINATED SKIES OVER THE COAL FIELDS THIS
MORNING WITH SOME MUGGY CONDITIONS. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S...WELL ABOVE NORMAL LOWS IN THE MIDDLE 60S FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR. THERE WERE ALSO A FEW SHOWERS OR SPRINKLES IN
FAR EAST KENTUCKY...WHICH EXITED THE COMMONWEALTH BY MID MORNING.
A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS ON TAP FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING
HOURS AS THE MERCURY EASED INTO THE 80S IN MOST LOCATIONS BY
NOONTIME.

PARTLY CLOUDY/PARTLY SUNNY SKIES CONTINUED INTO THE AFTERNOON
HOURS ACROSS THE COAL FIELDS. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE
GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S. THANKS TO LESS HUMID AIR
MOVING INTO THE REGION AFTER THIS MORNINGS FRONTAL PASSAGE...IT
WAS VERY COMFORTABLE COMPARED TO THE LAST COUPLE OF AFTERNOONS.
TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE JULY ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

THANKS TO THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES AND
MORE COMFORTABLE CONDITIONS WILL ARRIVE AND LINGER FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. LOOK FOR HIGHS IN THE MIDDLE 80S...AND LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S THROUGH THE WEEKEND. GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED AS WELL WITH THE NEXT CHANCE OF ACTIVE WEATHER
HOLDING OFF UNTIL THE NEW WORK WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1999...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCED BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AT HAPPY IN PERRY COUNTY AND AT HINDMAN
IN KNOTT COUNTY. THE THUNDERSTORMS ALSO DOWNED TREES IN PERRY AND
PIKE COUNTIES. EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS ALSO IN THE MIDST OF A HEAT
WAVE. SEVERAL HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED. AT
LONDON...RECORD HIGHS OF 96...96...101...AND 101 WERE SET FROM THE
28TH THROUGH THE 31ST. AT JACKSON...HIGH TEMPERATURES OF
93...97...AND 97 WERE OBSERVED FROM THE 29TH THROUGH THE 31ST. LOWS
OF 73 AND 74 WERE RECORDED ON THE 30TH AND 31ST...BOTH SETTING NEW
RECORD WARM LOWS AT JACKSON. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON AND LONDON
DATE BACK TO 1981 AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

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CARICO


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