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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
249 PM EDT TUE APR 26 2016

VARIABLE CLOUDINESS WAS ON TAP THROUGHOUT THE COAL FIELDS THIS
MORNING. A LARGE RANGE IN TEMPERATURES WAS ALSO PRESENT...WITH 7
AM READINGS VARYING FROM AROUND 50 DEGREES IN THE COOLER
VALLEYS...TO THE MIDDLE 60S ELSEWHERE. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE APRIL
ARE IN THE UPPER 40S. A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS PREVAILED ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY DURING MUCH OF THE DAY. MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL
HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE NEAR 70 DEGREES.

A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE OHIO VALLEY AND STALL OUT AS
A STATIONARY FRONT. THIS FRONT AND DISTURBANCES MOVING THROUGH
THE OHIO VALLEY WILL BRING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MEANWHILE...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
TRACK THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY FROM THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY
NIGHT...SENDING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA. THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING CONTINUED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. DRY WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED FOR
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...THOUGH UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL RETURN
OVER THE WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...IT WAS AN ACTIVE DAY IN
LETCHER COUNTY AS A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DROPPED LARGE HAIL AND
FLOODING RAINS OVER PARTS OF THE COUNTY. HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN
DIAMETER WAS REPORTED TO HAVE FALLEN AROUND 6 PM...AND HEAVY RAINS
SENT SEVERAL CREEKS AND STREAMS OUT OF THEIR BANKS NEAR MAYKING A
LITTLE LATER IN THE EVENING. SEVERAL HOMES AND BUSINESSES WERE
DAMAGED AND SOME ROADS WERE WASHED OUT AS A RESULT OF THE
FLOODING.

$$

CARICO



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