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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
428 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER VARIABLE CLOUD COVER WITH AREAS OF
PATCHY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE A LITTLE
ON THE COOL SIDE...DUE TO AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTROLLING
THE WEATHER. READINGS WERE GENERALLY IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
REGION. AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE...A NEW RECORD LOW OF 57
DEGREES WAS SET...BESTING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 58 DEGREES WHICH
WAS SET IN 1984. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID
60S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...IT WAS FEELING MORE LIKE FALL THAN SUMMER
ACROSS THE COALFIELDS. UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES...TEMPERATURES ONLY CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S BY 3
PM. THESE READINGS REMAIN QUITE A BIT COOLER THAN TYPICAL HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S FOR THE END OF SEPTEMBER.

FALL LIKE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN CONTROL OF THE WEATHER. HIGHS
WILL CONTINUE TO TOP OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S EACH DAY...WITH
LOWS IN THE LOW TO MID 50S EACH NIGHT. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES...ALONG WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY VALUES AND WARMER
TEMPERATURES...WILL RETURN TO THE REGION ON SATURDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THE BEST CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRING
ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2008...COOL AND PLEASANT
CONDITIONS KEPT HIGH TEMPERATURES TEN TO FIFTEEN DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. IN FACT...BOTH THE JACKSON AND LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT SET
MINIMUM HIGH RECORD TEMPERATURES OF 72 AND 71 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY.

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