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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
345 PM EST FRI NOV 14 2014

UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH A FEW FLURRIES...A COLD MORNING WAS UNDERWAY
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT 7 AM WERE WELL BELOW
FREEZING...GENERALLY RANGING FROM THE LOWER TO MID 20S. TYPICAL LOWS
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR RANGE FROM THE MID 30S TO NEAR 40 DEGREES.

BY MID AFTERNOON...SKIES REMAINED CLOUDY WITH A FEW FLURRIES
FALLING. THE MERCURY DID NOT MOVE MUCH TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES ONLY
REACHING INTO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S AT MOST LOCATIONS. THESE
READINGS ARE NEARLY 30 DEGREES COOLER THAN NORMAL HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S FOR TODAY.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL TONIGHT...KEEPING
RELATIVELY DRY CONDITIONS IN PLACE. HOWEVER...LOWS TONIGHT ARE
EXPECTED TO BOTTOM OUT IN THE TEENS. CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN DRY
THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH SNOW CHANCES RETURNING TO THE FORECAST
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGHS ON SATURDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
LOWER TO MID 40S. TWO LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS...ONE TO OUR NORTH AND ONE
TRACKING TO OUR SOUTH WILL BRING THE NEXT GOOD SET UP FOR
PRECIPITATION LATE THIS WEEKEND.

THE PRECIPITATION WILL START OFF AS SNOW ON SUNDAY MORNING...THEN
TRANSITION TO RAIN BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. IT WILL FINALLY CHANGE BACK
OVER TO SNOW FROM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...WITH SNOW
CHANCES LINGERING INTO TUESDAY. AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECAST
AS SOME UNCERTAINTY REMAINS WITH THE EVOLUTION AND TRACK OF THIS
STORM SYSTEM. BEHIND THIS SYSTEM...THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR
THIS FALL ARE EXPECTED.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1986...AN EARLY SEASON COLD
WAVE SET MORE THAN 200 RECORDS OVER A 7 DAY PERIOD FROM THE
NORTHWESTERN UNITED STATES TO THE EAST COAST. FOR SOME PLACES...IT
PROVED TO BE THE COLDEST WEATHER OF THE WINTER SEASON. AT THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE...A NEW RECORD OF 13 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED. THIS IS
ALSO RECOGNIZED AS JACKSON/S COLDEST NOVEMBER TEMPERATURE OF ALL
TIME. WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE DATE BACK TO
1981.

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