Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
335 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

LIGHT SHOWERS WERE MOVING ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING.
AREAS NOT AFFECTED BY THE SHOWERS WERE UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH AREAS
OF VALLEY FOG. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED FROM THE LOWER
TO MID 50S ACROSS THE REGION. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS MOVED EAST AND OUT OF THE REGION
LEAVING THE AREA UNDER CLOUDY SKIES. THE MERCURY DID NOT MOVE MUCH
TODAY...ONLY TOPPING OUT IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. THESE
TEMPERATURES ARE QUITE A BIT COOLER THAN THE NORMAL HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S FOR MID OCTOBER.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
...BRINGING DRY WEATHER TO EASTERN KENTUCKY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN
THE MID TO UPPER 40S AND HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING RAIN CHANCES BACK TO THE AREA ON
SATURDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...THE REMNANTS OF
HURRICANE JERRY BROUGHT 4 TO 6 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
TO SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY. THIS LED TO SEVERE FLOODING IN
PERRY...LETCHER...FLOYD...AND PIKE COUNTIES. MANY HOMES WERE FLOODED
AND HUNDREDS OF BRIDGES WERE WASHED OUT.

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