Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
327 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

A BEAUTIFUL MORNING WAS EXPERIENCED ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY. MORNING
LOWS WERE IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOW 60S...UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES. SOME DENSE FOG FILLED THE RIVER VALLEYS THIS MORNING. NOONTIME
TEMPERATURES ROSE TO NEAR 80 DEGREES IN MOST LOCATIONS WILE SKIES
REMAINED PARTLY SUNNY. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ROSE INTO THE LOWER
80S AND WERE NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS. THE DRY WEATHER IS A RESULT OF
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE MID ATLANTIC SEABOARD TO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS. THE HIGH PRESSURE IS LOSING ITS GRIP ON THE REGIONS WEATHER.

CONDITIONS LOOK TO REMAIN MOSTLY DRY...HOWEVER A FEW SCATTERED
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE VIRGINIA BORDER
COUNTIES. LOWS TONIGHT WILL SLIP INTO THE LOWER 60S WITH HIGHS
TOMORROW IN THE UPPER 70S. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE
AREA.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...AUGUST 1ST 1995...IT WAS HOT ACROSS
EAST KENTUCKY AS THE MERCURY ROSE TO 102 DEGREES AT BUCKHORN LAKE
STATE PARK. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE ALSO RECORDED A RECORD HIGH OF 97
DEGREES. THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO DEVELOP...AND WINDS DOWNED POWER LINES
ACROSS THE SOUTH PART OF PULASKI COUNTY. ONE PERSON WAS ALSO INJURED
WHEN THEY WERE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING IN PULASKI COUNTY. OVER IN FLOYD
COUNTY...THUNDERSTORM WINDS DOWNED TREES IN THE AREAS AROUND CRACKER
BOTTOM...ARKANSAS...DAVID...AND ALLEN CITY. A DAM BREAK WAS ALSO
REPORTED AT TACKETT BRANCH SENDING WAIST DEEP WATER OVER HIGHWAY
9979. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981.

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