Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Jackson KY
258 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

Variable cloudiness was on tap across eastern Kentucky this
morning was a few locations reporting dense fog as well. 7 am
temperatures were generally in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Normal
lows for the middle portion of July are in the middle 60s. The fog
burnt off by mid morning as a mixture of sun and clouds ruled into
the afternoon hours. Also this afternoon, a couple of showers and
thunderstorms fired up along the Tennessee and Virginia borders
and slowly moved south. Mid afternoon temperatures were mostly in
the middle and upper 80s with heat indices in the lower 90s.
Typical highs for this time of year are in the middle 80s.

Look for high pressure to build into the region tonight with mainly
dry conditions expected through the end of the work week. A brief
reprieve from the humidity will occur on Wednesday before humidity
levels creep up thereafter. Highs over the next few days will
average in the 85 to 90 degree range before warming into the
lower 90s on Friday.

On this date in weather history, in 1983, strong thunderstorm
winds blew down large trees at Woodbine in Whitley county.
Lightning struck the trailer home of a resident of Keavy in Laurel
county causing minor fire and smoke damage to the structure.


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