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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
256 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE ON TAP ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. MILD CONDITIONS WERE ALSO PRESENT WITH 7 AM TEMPERATURES
WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 60S. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE MAY
ARE IN THE MIDDLE 50S. MORE CLOUDS OVERSPREAD ALL OVER THE COAL
FIELDS DURING THE REST OF THE MORNING HOURS AS A FEW SHOWERS BEGAN
TO POP UP IN CENTRAL KENTUCKY. BY LUNCHTIME...TEMPERATURES WERE IN
THE UPPER 70S TO AROUND 80 DEGREES.

MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE PRESENT THIS AFTERNOON. IN FACT...A FEW
SHOWERS MOVED INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY...MOSTLY CONCENTRATED IN BELL
COUNTY AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64. WARM CONDITIONS WERE ALSO
PRESENT WITH MIDDLE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES MOSTLY IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE
AND UPPER 70S.

ACTIVE WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THERE IS
A CHANCE THAT SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...WITH THE MAIN THREAT BEING
DAMAGING WINDS. WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE
REST OF THE WEEK...KEEPING DAILY CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING HOURS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
LOWER OR MIDDLE 80S FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1991...AN EARLY SUMMER-LIKE
AIR MASS BROUGHT RECORD BREAKING HEAT TO PORTIONS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY. AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE...TEMPERATURES SOARED INTO
THE UPPER 80S EACH DAY FROM MAY 24TH THROUGH MAY
26TH...ESTABLISHING THREE CONSECUTIVE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
RECORDS FOR THE DATES.

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CARICO


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