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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
343 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

EAST KENTUCKY AWOKE THIS MORNING TO FIND A BLANKET OF NEW SNOW
COVERING THE REGION. A LARGE MAJORITY OF THE AREA RECEIVED BETWEEN 1
AND 2 INCHES OF SNOWFALL. SNOWFALL WAS HEAVIEST IN AREAS TO THE NORTH.
AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY RECEIVED AROUND 3
INCHES...WITH FLEMING COUNTY REPORTING A 5 INCH SNOWFALL THIS MORNING.
MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 20S AND LOW 30S. THE
COMBINATION OF MILDER MORNING READINGS ALONG WITH ROAD CREWS OUT IN
FULL FORCE...ALLOWED FOR GOOD ROAD CONDITIONS. THE SNOW ENDED
SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE...AND BY NOONTIME TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN ONLY A
FEW DEGREES.

LINGERING CLOUD COVER AND THE BLANKET OF SNOW KEPT DAYTIME
TEMPERATURES SUPPRESSED IN THE LOW TO MID 30S. HEADING INTO THE
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEKEND...CONDITIONS LOOK MILD THROUGH MOST OF
SUNDAY. SUNDAY MORNING LOWS WILL BE IN THE LOW 30S AND SHOULD WARM
INTO THE MID AND UPPER 40S DURING THE AFTERNOON. UNFORTUNATELY RAIN
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE BACK INTO THE REGION SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE RAIN
IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATE SUNDAY WITH MOST OF THE SNOW
FALLING AFTER SUNRISE MONDAY.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY NIGHT WITH NO SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED. COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY
TUESDAY MORNING. LOWS IN THE LOW AND MID 20S ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MID
WEEK WITH DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...EAST KENTUCKY WAS IN THE DEEP
FREEZE IN BOTH 2014 AND IN 1963. THREE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE
RECORDED IN JACKSON FROM THE 22ND TO THE 24TH OF JANUARY 2014. THE
MERCURY DROPPED TO ZERO...ONE DEGREE ABOVE...AND MINUS 3 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY. AS COLD AS THIS WAS...IT WAS NOT CLOSE TO THE RECORD
SETTING TEMPERATURES RECORDED AT LONDON DURING 1963. ON THE
23RD...24TH...AND 25TH OF JANUARY 1963...LONDON RECORDED A
BLISTERING MINUS 12...MINUS 18...AND MINUS 10 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY.

&&

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY
PLANS TO DISCONTINUE THIS PRODUCT FEBRUARY 6TH 2015. IF YOU HAVE ANY
COMMENT ON THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY PLEASE
CONTACT METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE SHAWN HARLEY AT SHAWN.HARLEY@NOAA.GOV
OR AT 606-666-2560 EXTENSION 642.

$$

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