Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
243 PM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

FOG AND COOL CONDITIONS WERE ON TAP ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 50S.
NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MIDDLE OF AUGUST ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. ALSO...A
NUMBER OF LOCATIONS SAW VISIBILITIES DIP TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE IN
DENSE FOG FOR A TIME THIS MORNING. THE FOG LINGERED INTO THE MID
MORNING UNTIL MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES PREVAILED THROUGH LUNCHTIME.
NOONTIME TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S.

A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS ON TAP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 70S TO AROUND
80 DEGREES. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE
80S.

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS WILL MOVE AWAY
THIS EVENING. THEN AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL BE RESPONSIBLE
FOR AN INCREASING THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER
THROUGH THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK AS SUMMER LIKE WEATHER RETURNS WITH
SEASONABLY WARM AND HUMID AFTERNOONS...AND MUGGY NIGHTS.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1986...A LIGHTNING STRIKE
STARTED A FIRE AT A FURNITURE PLANT IN LAUREL COUNTY...CAUSING AN
ESTIMATED 1 MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

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CARICO



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