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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
323 PM EDT FRI JUL 24 2015


DENSE FOG WAS IN PLACE ACROSS THE COALFIELDS THIS MORNING... WITH
MANY LOCATIONS EXPERIENCING VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN HALF A MILE.
TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE FAIRLY UNIFORM ACROSS THE REGION...WITH
THE MAJORITY OF LOCATIONS SETTLING IN THE MID 60S WHICH IS AVERAGE
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THROUGHOUT THE MORNING HOURS THE DENSE FOG
THAT BLANKETED THE AREA BURNED OFF GIVING WAY TO FAIRLY CLEAR
SKIES AND TEMPERATURES BREAKING THE 80 DEGREE MARK.

THE CLEARING TREND OBSERVED THROUGHOUT THE MORNING HOURS
PERSISTED INTO THE AFTERNOON IN ASSOCIATION WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING INTO THE REGION. TEMPERATURES REACHED THE MID 80S
THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE STATE...WITH THE
PRESENCE OF A DRIER AIR MASS IN PLACE CREATING AN ALL AROUND
PLEASANT DAY. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID
80S.

AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD INTO THE REGION EXPECT CALMER
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. WITH THESE CALM
CONDITIONS SETTING IN...DENSE FOG FORMATION MAY OCCUR OVERNIGHT
INTO THE MORNING HOURS. TEMPERATURES FOR THIS WEEKEND ARE EXPECTED
TO REACH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S AND LOWS GETTING DOWN TO
THE MID-UPPER 60S. ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END
HOWEVER...AS PRECIPITATION CHANCES RETURN SUNDAY EVENING INTO THE
BEGINNING OF THE WORK WEEK.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1992...A STRONG STATIONARY
THUNDERSTORM DUMPED HEAVY RAIN ON BEAR CREEK IN CLAY COUNTY
CAUSING DEVASTATING FLASH FLOODING. THE CREEK ROSE TO A HEIGHT OF
20 FEET IN A MATTER OF MINUTES LEAVING 20 TO 30 PEOPLE HOMELESS.
FOUR PEOPLE WERE KILLED BY THE FLOOD AND 13 OTHERS INJURED IN THE
COMMUNITY OF BEAR CREEK. EXTENSIVE CROP DAMAGE ALSO RESULTED FROM
THE FLOOD...ESPECIALLY TO TOBACCO BEDS AND CORN FIELDS.

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GOUDEAU


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