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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
246 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

CLOUDS WERE IN PLACE ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. 7 AM
TEMPERATURES WERE SEASONABLE...MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 40S. THE CLOUD
COVER BROKE UP FROM WEST TO EAST DURING THE MORNING HOURS...MAKING
MOST OF THE COAL FIELDS SEE PLENTY OF SUNSHINE. NOONTIME TEMPERATURES
WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 50S...ALTHOUGH LOCATIONS IN
FAR EASTERN KENTUCKY WERE STILL NESTLED IN THE 40S.

MORE SUNSHINE SPREAD ACROSS THE COAL FIELDS THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH
CLOUDS HUNG TOUGH OVER FAR SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 50S TO AROUND 60 DEGREES.
TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE OCTOBER ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S.

GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS...THANKS
TO HIGH PRESSURE CONTROLLING THE AREA. AFTER ANOTHER CHILLY NIGHT
TONIGHT...THE MERCURY WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY GET A LITTLE WARMER EACH DAY INTO THE
WEEKEND. IN FACT...MANY LOCATIONS WILL SEE THE MERCURY WELL INTO THE
70S ON MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1947...THOUSANDS OF FISH FELL
FROM THE SKY IN MARKSVILLE LOUISIANA IN AN AREA 1000 FEET LONG BY 80
FEET WIDE. THIS WAS LIKELY CAUSED BY A NEARBY WATERSPOUT. IN
1091...THE EARLIEST...AND POSSIBLY MOST SEVERE...TORNADO EVER
RECORDED IN ENGLAND DESTROYED ST MARYS CHURCH AS WELL AS 600 HOMES.
MEANWHILE...CLOSER TO HOME...ON THIS DATE IN 2006...A TRACE OF SNOW
FELL AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE. THIS WAS THE SECOND EARLIEST
OCCURRENCE OF SNOW ON RECORD...BESTED ONLY BY THE SNOW THAT FELL ON
OCTOBER 19TH AND 20TH OF 1989. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK
TO 1981.

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CARICO




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