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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
416 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

CLOUDY SKIES OVERSPREAD EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE
READINGS AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE
LOWER 30S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN
THE LOWER 30S.

CLOUDS HAD BEGUN TO CLEAR OUT OF THE REGION BY MID AFTERNOON...
LEAVING THE COALFIELDS UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. TEMPERATURES
SLOWLY CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S AT MOST LOCATIONS.
NORMAL LOWS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OF THE WEATHER FOR A
COUPLE MORE DAYS...KEEPING DRY AND COOLER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS IN
PLACE. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 20S. HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL RANGE
FROM THE LOWER TO MID 40S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1982...A POWERFUL WINTER STORM
DUMPED 4 TO 11 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.
ROADS BECAME EXTREMELY SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...RESULTING IN THE CLOSURE
OF SOME HIGHWAYS AROUND THE AREA. MOTORISTS BECAME STRANDED AND
NEARLY 10000 CUSTOMERS WERE WITHOUT POWER IN THE HARDEST HIT AREAS.
HARLAN AND LETCHER COUNTIES EXPERIENCED THE WORST OF THE STORM/S
FURY...WITH BIG BLACK MOUNTAIN REPORTING SNOW DRIFTS OF UP TO 3 FEET
DEEP.

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