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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
416 PM EDT THU JUN 25 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER VARIABLE CLOUD COVER WITH AREAS OF
PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE GENERALLY IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S...WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THE LAST PART OF
JUNE.

BY EARLY AFTERNOON...A LINE OF BROKEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WERE MOVING EAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE COALFIELDS. THESE STORMS
WERE LIGHT IN NATURE...WITH MOST LOCATIONS RECEIVING LITTLE MORE
THAN TRACE AMOUNTS. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO WEAKEN
AS THEY CONTINUED THEIR PROGRESSION EAST AND OUT OF THE REGION.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE PREVIOUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAD
MOVED OUT OF THE REGION. VARIABLE CLOUD COVER WAS PRESENT ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY. FOR THE TIME BEING...CONDITIONS WERE DRY.
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE MID TO UPPER 80S AT MOST LOCATIONS.
TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE GENERALLY IN THE MID 80S.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
TONIGHT. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS
AND HAIL THE PRIMARY THREAT. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 60S IN THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO THE LOWER
70S ELSEWHERE. HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL VARY FROM THE MID 80S IN THE
NORTH TO THE LOWER 90S IN THE SOUTH.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...THE HEAT WAVE OF 1988 CONTINUED
TO ESTABLISH RECORDS ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THE MERCURY SOARED
INTO THE UPPER 90S ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY ON THIS DATE. TWENTY
SEVEN YEARS AGO TODAY...THE 99 DEGREE READING RECORDED AT THE
JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE 98 DEGREE READING RECORDED AT THE
LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT ESTABLISHED DAILY...AS WELL AS MONTHLY HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORDS AT EACH LOCATION. THOSE MONTHLY RECORDS LASTED
UNTIL LATE JUNE OF 2012 WHEN BOTH JACKSON AND LONDON SURPASSED 100
DEGREES A COUPLE OF TIMES TO CLOSE OUT THE MONTH. CLIMATE RECORDS
FOR JACKSON AND LONDON DATE BACK TO 1981 AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

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