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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
402 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

SHOWERS CONTINUED TO MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING.
TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS RANGED FROM 36 HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH TO 2.15 INCHES...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS OCCURRING IN THE
SOUTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE IN
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR
RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...SHOWERS HAD DISSIPATED...LEAVING PARTLY SUNNY
SKIES IN PLACE. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE MID TO UPPER 70S AT
MOST LOCATIONS...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS FLIRTING WITH THE 80 DEGREE
MARK. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER 70S. BY
LATE AFTERNOON...SCATTERED SHOWERS WERE BEGINNING TO MOVE BACK
INTO THE REGION.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK THROUGH THE OHIO
VALLEY TONIGHT...KEEPING CONTINUED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT.
DRY WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED FOR FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...THOUGH
THIS REPRIEVE WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL
RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND AND LINGER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. LOWS
TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL
RANGE FROM THE MID 70S IN THE NORTH TO THE LOWER 80S IN THE
SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1990...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCED LARGE HAIL AND HIGH WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY. HAIL THE SIZE OF WALNUTS WAS REPORTED IN BELL AND LESLIE
COUNTIES. HIGH WINDS WERE ALSO REPORTED IN BELL...BREATHITT...AND
PERRY COUNTIES AS LARGE TREES AND POWER LINES WERE DOWNED. IN
BELL COUNTY...HIGH WINDS CAUSED A BOY TO LOSE CONTROL OF HIS
BIKE...SENDING HIM INTO A WINDOW OF A SCHOOL. HIS ARM WAS BADLY
CUT AND HE WAS TAKEN BY AIR TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE MEDICAL
CENTER.

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