Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
403 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WITH AREAS OF VALLEY FOG WERE PRESENT ACROSS THE
COALFIELDS THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE LOWER
40S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE UPPER 40S ON THE RIDGES. THE WARMEST SPOT
THIS MORNING WAS SKYLINE IN LETCHER COUNTY...WHICH REPORTED 52
DEGREES. THE NORMAL LOW FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR IS IN THE MID 50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL...SUNNY DAY WAS IN FULL SWING
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. UNDER CLEAR SKIES...TEMPERATURES WERE
GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S...WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER THROUGH THE END
OF THE WORKWEEK...KEEPING DRY CONDITIONS IN PLACE. TEMPERATURES WILL
GRADUALLY WARM TO NEAR...IF NOT SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL...FROM THE
MIDDLE TO THE END OF THE WEEK. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 40S IN THE VALLEY TO THE MID 50S ON THE RIDGES. HIGHS ON
THURSDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...FORTY SEVEN CITIES
BETWEEN THE ROCKIES AND THE APPALACHIANS REPORTED RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES. THE WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN JACKSON RECORDED A
RECORD LOW OF 34 DEGREES. BAXTER AND MANCHESTER ALSO SET RECORD LOWS
OF 36 AND 26 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE
BACK TO 1981.

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