Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
316 PM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014

COOL CONDITIONS WERE ON TAP ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING.
UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 50S...ALTHOUGH A COUPLE LOCATIONS DID SLIP INTO THE
LOWER 50S. THE COLD SPOT AWARD GOES TO THE COOPERATIVE WEATHER
OBSERVER AT CLOVER BOTTOM WITH A LOW OF 51 DEGREES. NORMAL LOWS FOR
THE 4TH OF JULY ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. UNDER PLENTY OF MORNING
SUNSHINE...THE MERCURY DID NOT CLIMB TOO FAST...WITH NOONTIME
READINGS IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S.

IT WAS A PLEASANT BUT COOL AFTERNOON ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. MID
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR
EARLY JULY ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...PROVIDING
DRIER AND COOLER WEATHER. HIGHS WILL AVERAGE IN THE UPPER 70S TO
LOWER 80S THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH LOWS IN THE 50S. HEAT AND HUMIDITY
WILL THEN RETURN THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURNING TO THE FORECAST BY MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1983...MOTHER NATURE PROVIDED
HER OWN...ALL TOO FAMILIAR FORM OF FIREWORKS TO PORTIONS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY. A CLUSTER OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS UPROOTED TREES AND
KNOCKED OUT POWER LINES ACROSS CLAY AND PERRY COUNTIES. THE EAST
CORNER OF THE ROOF OF THE HAZARD CITY HALL BUILDING WAS ALSO BLOWN
OFF. ALSO...ON THIS DATE IN 1826...THOMAS JEFFERSON AND JOHN
ADAMS...BOTH SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE PASSED AWAY.

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CARICO




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