Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
418 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

UNDER CLEAR SKIES...DENSE VALLEY FOG OVERSPREAD EASTERN KENTUCKY
THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED FROM THE LOWER
50S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 60S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS
FOR THIS DAY IN AUGUST ARE IN THE MID 60S.

MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WERE PRESENT ACROSS THE COALFIELDS DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER TO MID
80S AT MOST LOCATIONS...WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR.

TONIGHT WILL REMAIN DRY WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. A FAST
MOVING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND PASS THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY. THIS WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...AS WELL AS A SLIGHT INCREASE IN TEMPERATURES AND
HUMIDITY TO THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. HIGHS
ON SUNDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 80S. ONCE THE FRONT EXITS ON
MONDAY...A MUCH COOLER AND LESS HUMID AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO
PLACE... BRINGING DRY AND PLEASANT WEATHER TO FINISH OUT THE
WORKWEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2014...FLASH FLOODING
OCCURRED ACROSS PORTIONS OF FLOYD...JOHNSON...AND PIKE COUNTIES AS
TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED A BAND OF 3 TO 4 INCHES OF
RAINFALL...MAINLY IN A 1 TO 2 HOUR TIME FRAME...OVER ALREADY
SATURATED GROUND. SOME RAINFALL TOTALS FROM THESE STORMS INCLUDE
3.31 INCHES IN PRESTONSBURG...3.01 INCHES IN PAINTSVILLE...AND
2.31 INCHES IN PIKEVILLE. IN FLOYD COUNTY...HOMES WERE FLOODED AND
EVACUATIONS TOOK PLACE...WHILE HWY 1427 WAS WASHED OUT. JOHNSON
COUNTY HAD 16 HOMES AND 2 BUSINESSES CLASSIFIED AS HAVING MAJOR
DAMAGE DUE TO FLOOD WATERS. IN PIKE COUNTY...BUILDINGS WERE
FLOODED AND A FAMILY WAS TRAPPED IN THEIR HOME.

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